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    Saturday, October 05 2019
    Arthur Briggs

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 03:45 pm   |  Permalink   |  6 Comments  |  Email
    My condolences go out to the entire Newcomb family especially my friend Michael. Rita, Fred and Mike you all know he was a great man and will be missed dearly.
    Posted by James conner on 10/07/2019 - 05:39 PM
    So sorry to hear about Art! I worked with him at Bradshaw Ford. He was a fine gentleman and a hard worker! Prayers for God's strength and comfort!
    Posted by Janice Ragan on 10/07/2019 - 06:15 PM
    Uncle Sonny, you taught us so much when Chris, Misty, Mindy and I were children. You were loved so much by us. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Rita and Mike
    Posted by Amy Amparo on 10/07/2019 - 06:31 PM
    Uncle Sonny, you taught us so much when Chris, Misty, Mindy, and I were children. You were loved so much by us. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Rita, Mike, and Fred
    Posted by Amy Amparo on 10/07/2019 - 09:24 PM
    I am so sorry to hear about Art. He was a great mechanic and even a better man. Sending thoughts and prayers to all the family. Ty Dunbar
    Posted by Ty Dunbar on 10/09/2019 - 01:35 PM
    Prayers for Ms. Debra Newcomb and Fred on the passing of your father-in-law and father. May God wrap His loving arms around you and give you peace and comfort now and in the days to come.
    Posted by Tarsha Fox on 10/10/2019 - 01:48 PM

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    Arthur Briggs “Reb” Newcomb, Jr., 81, of Kenbridge, Va. joined his son, David, in Heaven on October 5, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rita Camara Newcomb; his sons, Fred Allen Newcomb (Debra Lynn) of Laurinburg, NC and Michael Anthony Newcomb (Ronda Gail) of Poplar Grove, IL; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and his brother Robert Lynn Newcomb (Judy) of Bassett, NC. Art honorably served his country in the US Navy and the US Army. He served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He retired after 22 years as a Chief Warrant Officer. After retiring from the Army Art worked for many years at Bradshaw Ford in Crewe until opening Green Bay Auto Repair in Meherrin and then Newcomb Automotive in Rice, Va. He faithfully served his country and his community. He will always be remembered for his strong work ethic, and devotion to his family and our country. The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6:30 to 8PM at the Clarke Funeral Home in Kenbridge, Va. where funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at 2PM. Interment with military rites to follow

    in the Lakeview Cemetery Victoria, Va. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to: Vietnam Veterans of America Online condolences may be made at

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