Willie Raymond Newsome, Jr. of Kill Devil Hills, January 12

By on January 12, 2021

Willie Raymond Newsome, Jr., 73, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Washington, NC on July 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Nora Stowe Newsome and Willie R. Newsome. Having served his country honorably, Willie was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Newsome; two stepdaughters, Beverly and Crystal O’Leary; an aunt, Louise Daniels; and many cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Newsome.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Hatteras Assembly of God. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hatteras Assembly of God, PO Box 245, Hatteras, NC 27943 or online at hatterasag.org.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.


On 5/27/2010 Edge Spectrum, Inc was granted a license by the FCC to serve the public interest in BUXTON, NC as a public trustee of WHOB-LD until 12/1/2020 when it expires. WHOB-LD Channel 50 filed an FCC renewal application for our 2.5 kW station transmitting from BUXTON, NC and serving the BUXTON area on 8/3/2020. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to our renewal application and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC. Information about the FCC broadcast license renewal process is available from the FCC, Washington, DC 20554.


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  • Ellen Corcoran

    Jean, no words can describe the heartfelt sorrow
    I feel for your loss. I will surely miss Raymond he was a lovable and kind man. He was one in a million and will always be in our hearts. He was one of the best snake hunters in the OBX. Jean, Bo, Crystal and family, my sincere condolences. ♥️

    Wednesday, Jan 13 @ 10:33 am
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