Rickey Lee Newsome 55 of Kermit, WV went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 31, 2013 in Wayne Co., WV. He was born on Feb. 4, 1958 in West Virginia, his father Keither “Snook Newsome and Elizabeth Perry of Kermit, WV and Mother, Lorene (Eugene) Walker of Prichard, WV. He was a dozer operator. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Noah and Florence Sartin Newsome and Bill and Stella Rose Brewer.

Rickey leaves behind his parents as well as his children; Brandon Newsome  of Stepptown, WV, Billy (Tiffany) Newsome and their daughter, Brooklynn of Ft. Gay, WV, Mindy (Justin) Meredith and their son, Braxton of Ft. Gay, WV, Jesse Newsome of Ft. Gay, WV and Zane Newsome of Kermit, WV. Rickey also leaves behind his brother; Steven (Dimple) Newsome of Kermit, WV and sisters, Diana (Jeff) Woods of Lakeview, OH an dLeva (James) Spaulding of Kermit, WV as well as neice, Kelsey (Kyle) Gillman of Kermit, WV and nephew, Scott (Chaille) Devoe and sons Bryce and Tyler of Asheville, OH as well as many extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home of Warfield, KY with burial to follow in the Brewer Cemetery of Pickletub Hollow Road of Marrowbone, WV. Visitation will be from 6-9pm Tuesday at the Warfield Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home, Inez, KY.