Gary Dan (Poppa) Newcomb
Gary Dan (Poppa) Newcomb, 71, of Benton, passed from this life Monday, July 8. He was born and raised in Benton. Gary was a member of First Baptist Church of Benton where he served as a deacon and worked at Alcoa and Reynolds. He owned Pizza Kid II and later incorporated Newcomb Construction Co. and Newcomb Homes. He served on the Saline County Fair Board and various rodeo associations.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pat and Inez Newcomb; and a sister, Patricia Larsen.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Pam Smith Newcomb; two sons, Chad Newcomb (Kami) and Curt Newcomb; two grandchildren, Jacee and Cain Newcomb; two brothers, Don Newcomb and David Newcomb (Debbie); and two sisters, Theda White and Brenda Johnson (Jerry), all of Benton; and several nieces, nephews and a number of friends.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, in Selph Hall at First Baptist Church of Benton, with funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. Dr. Rick Grant will be officiating.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church at 211 S. Market St., Benton, AR 72015, or the charity of your choice.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.