March 12, 1947 - July 14, 2020
James “Jim” Michael Newman 73 of Napa passed away peacefully at home with loved ones around him 7/14/20, 10 PM after a courageous battle w/cancer. He was our Superman whom never complained. Jim aka: Mike born March 12, 1947 in San Diego County. Son of James E. & Alice Snodgrass Newman. When his family moved to Napa in his senior yr. he was able to stay behind w/family to graduate w/his class. He always loved softball, many said he could of gone Pro. He was also in track in which he broke a 17 yr long state record in Broad Jump 3/15/61. He joined the army & was stationed in Korea 1966 reaching the rank of Sergeant. Later he worked at Sears where he met Julia Reeka & married, 1973 then had their precious Amy Lynn 11/4/74. Later he worked at Mare Island as a pipe fitter finishing 2 yrs at Hamilton making 23 yrs. Julia & Jim took separate paths after 9yrs. In 1993 he & Cheryl Meyerdirk met & were married Nov 29, 1996 in Tamales, camping at Lawsons Landing among much loved family & friends. The Pastor said she had never seen so many wranglers in a church. There he gained a step daughter Gloria Peralta. In his final months he stayed w/Gloria as she lovingly cared for him. He was a big Chargers fan. Jim is survived by his 10 yr old Chihuahua A-Lynn named after his daughter, younger brothers Gordon (Ramona), Thomas, niece Caroline Newman Garcia (Anthony), nephews Gregory, Tom, Ceasar (Rocio) & many great nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his precious daughter Amy 1986, his parents James & Alice, brother Tim & his wife Marian. He will always be remembered for his strength & gentle soul. Jim will be laid to rest beside his daughter & parents on Tuesday July 21st 11 AM at Treadway & Wigger Memorial 2383 Napa Valley Hwy. Service will be zoomed.
James “Jim” Michael Newman 73 of Napa passed away peacefully at home with loved ones around him 7/14/20, 10 PM after a courageous battle w/cancer. He was our Superman whom never complained. Jim aka: Mike born March 12, 1947 in San... View Obituary & Service Information
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