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William Henry Newman III, age 74, of Peachtree City

William “Bill” Henry Newman III, age 74, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on February 4, 2014.

He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on February 8, 1939 to the late Bill and Mable Newman. He was raised in the Ben Hill area. He graduated from Brown High School. He was a US Army Veteran.

He spent his entire life defending and protecting animals. He was the Director of the Fayette County Animal Shelter where he retired after 24 years of service. His beloved dog, BJ retired with him.

William is survived by his son, William “Bill” Henry Newman IV; granddaughter, Ashley Newman; special friends, Marion Stephens of Peachtree City and Terry Peppers of Sharpsburg; and a cousin, Jacquelyn Phillips, Chesapeake, Va.

A memorial service was held on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bowden officiating. A visitation was held one hour prior to the service. 

Donations may be made to the Fayette County Animal Shelter or Faith Baptist Church in Woodbury, Ga. in his memory.

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