Paul Hudson Newberry, Jr., 82, of Macon, passed away suddenly Tuesday, November 5, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at Riverside United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm with the Reverend Antonie Walker, Father David Probst, and the Reverend John Haney officiating. Family will greet friends following the service.
Paul was a 1955 graduate of Lanier High School. He served 3 years in the United States Navy and earned an associate’s degree from Middle Georgia College. He loved to travel and was an avid HAM radio (N4PN) operator from the age of 14. He was also the official score keeper for the Atlanta Braves for 15 years. Paul was not a stranger to anyone, making friends with everyone he met. He was an entrepreneur and a jack of all trades. Mostly he loved spending time with his family and great grandbabies at home.
Paul is predeceased by his father, Paul H. Newberry Sr., and his mother, Kathleen Newberry. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Martha T. Newberry; brother, A. Raines (Rosalyn) Newberry; children include, Celeste (John) Jennings of Anniston, Alabama, Paul (Linda) Newberry of Conyers, Georgia, Mark (Cathy) Newberry of Dalton, Georgia, and Anne (Dennis) Kelley of Macon. Grandchildren include, Danielle, Emily, Hudson, Kate Newberry and Heather (Livingston) Brereton; great grandchildren, Ava, Noah and Ally; and many nieces and nephews.
The family has requested that memorials be made to Riverside United Methodist Church or the Shriners Hospital for Children.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s at the Cupola, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 6324 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of the arrangements.
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Riverside United Methodist Church
735 Pierce Ave., Macon GA 31204
Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607