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William Howard "Bill" Newby

November 1, 1948 - October 8, 2015

Chesapeake – William Howard “Bill” Newby, 66, passed October 8, 2015. He was born November 1, 1948 in Norfolk to the late Howard Walbridge & Ilene (Wynne) Newby. Bill graduated from Maury High School in 1966 and proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Newport News Shipyard after many years, where he was known by his friends as “The Doc”. Bill was an avid NY Yankee fan and loved to garden.

Left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Edward (Elizabeth) Newby & John (Gloria) Newby; nephew, Michael (Amy) Newby; and niece, Dr. Meredith Newby (John) Spano.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 2:00 pm in Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, 23462. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or https://donate.cancer.org/index

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com

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Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers,

memorial donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society

by clicking the Donate link

or by mail to:

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 22718

Oklahoma City, OK 73123


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