Arthur Leonard Newcomb, Jr.
Class of 1952
The Virginian-Pilot, (Norfolk,
VA) - January 24, 2006
SUFFOLK - Arthur Leonard Newcomb Jr. passed away in his home Jan.
He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Portsmouth. Mr. Newcomb was a graduate
of Cradock High School and Virginia Tech. Art was a member of St.
Andrew Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed a fulfilling career at NASA
as an electrical engineer. During his declining years, he especially
enjoyed his Breakfast Bunch and the Computer Club.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Frost Newcomb; a son, David
Newcomb and wife Holly of Newport News; a daughter, Patti
Bartnikowski and husband Alan of Yorktown; a sister, Karen Jeffers
and husband Fred of Portsmouth; a stepson, Bruce Swanger and wife
Kathy of Sacramento, Calif.; and six grandchildren, Danielle
Bartnikowski, Victoria Bartnikowski, Megan Swanger, Ronny Swanger,
Scott Swanger and Ashleigh Burgess. He was predeceased by his first
wife, Frances Creamer Newcomb, the mother of his children, and by
his parents, Arthur and Olivia Newcomb.
A memorial service will be led by Dr. Keith Curran at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday in St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may by made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
Memorial Fund. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Bennetts Creek Chapel, is