Billy O. Newsom

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Billy O. Newsom

September 21, 1947 - August 01, 2018

KODAK, Tenn. - Billy O. Newsom, 70, of Kodak, Tenn. died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. He was a native of Meridian, Miss. but has made Sevier County his home for more than 30 years. He was part owner of Huck Finns Restaurant and former owner of Pageant Fest Productions. He leaves behind the love of his life and best friend for 37 years Margie Newsom; children Tony (Amy) McKinion, Angelia (Dwayne) Peak; adopted children Kristi (Dale) Halfacre, Ruthie (Isreal) Hernandez; grandchildren Tyler, Josh, Austin, Justin, Zach, Connor, Joanna, Kaleb, Hannah, Josiah, DJ, Ryan, Aaron, Landon, Sarah and Rebekah; sister Nancy (HC) Townsend; half-sisters Sandra (Neil) King, Rachel (Richard) Rushing; half-brother Eddie Newsom; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Summit Church, 202 Sugar Hollow Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 or French Camp Academy, One Fine Place, French Camp, Mississippi 39745.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 1-3 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 3 p.m. at Summit Church, Pigeon Forge. Interment will follow in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens, Pigeon Forge. Online condolences may be made at
Published on August 3, 2018
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T. May
Aug 11, 2018
So sorry for your loss! So many memories of Billy and I playing ball together!! Praying for your family and may God Bless!!!
Gene Tolbird and Anita Tolbird
Aug 10, 2018
So very sorry for the loss of one of the best person I had the pleasure to know. He was a great friend, and close as a brother. We shared so many good times, but the one memory that stands out today was the day he shared his love for his wife. He knew the first day he was in love with Margie and she was going to be his wife forever. We will always be thankful for the wedding gift, love Gene and Anita.