William F. Newman Jr of Independence, MO passed away on March 27, 2009.

Mr. Newman was born on November 8, 1931 in Kansas City, MO. He served in the US Army from 1951 until 1962. He retired from Armco Steel after 46 years of service.

Mr. Newman was a member of Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Ararat Shrine.

He was preceded in death by his wife Carole Newman in 2001

Among his survivors is his son James F. Newman, 2 daughters Janice K. Newman, Raecena Harves, step daughters Renee Coyle, Belenda Harves Evonne Carey and stepsons; Bruce Harves and Dean Harves, sister in law Fern Newman of the home,15 grandchildren,8 great grandchildren and many other extended family and friends.

 Services will be Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 at Mt. Washington Forever Mausoleum Chapel; 614 S. Brookside Ave. Independence, MO. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM followed by funeral service at 2:00 PM. Burial with Military Honors in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Mt. Washington Forever Funeral Home.