"On Jordan's stormy Banks I stand, and Cast a wishful eye. To Canaan's fair and happy land, where my possessions lie, when I shall reach that happy place, I'll be forever blessed, for I shall see my Father's face, and in his bosom rest."
Robert Newsome, The son of Luther J. Newsome Sr. Helen Nelson-Newsome entered into eternal rest on October 23, 2020, was born July4, 1942 in Wilson, N.C. He later moved to Albany, N.Y. He Joined Union Missionary Baptist Church under the pastor. Rev. Louis C. Brewer. He served on the usher board and was a member of the men's group the M.O.B. He received his education at Schuyler High School and took evening classes at Hudson Valley Community College.
Robert retired from Blue Circle Cement as a Millwright with thirty-years of service. He was preceded in death by sister's Beulah Hodges, and Mildred Barnes, Brother's Luther Newsome Jr, and Donald Newsome. Robert leaves to cherish his memory: Daughter, Inez Newsome-Garland (Gregory). Grandchildren; Je-Ral and Ja-Nez. Great-grandchild: Uraphael. Sister-In Law; Anne Newsome, exwife Martha Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
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