Obituary Listings

Alvin (Buster) Newsome
There are condolences waiting approval on Alvin's Tribute wall
Obituary for Alvin (Buster) Newsome

Alvin (Buster) Newsome, age 94 of Pikeville, Kentucky passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center at Robinson Creek, Kentucky
He was a retired Construction Coordinator for Pikeville Methodist Hospital and a Bricklayer and Tile Setter. He was a longtime member of the Coal Run Church of Christ. He was a member of the Thomas C. Cecil Lodge #375 F & AM and he was a veteran World War II serving in the United States Army.
Buster was born at Myra, Kentucky on December 29, 1923 the son of the late George Washington Newsome and Manda Burke Newsome.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ima Jean Gilliam Newsome.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Lonnie J. Newsom, Forest Newsom, Daniel Newsom and George Newsom and two sisters, Virtreecy Meade and Mabel Lowe.
He is survived by two sons, Alvin Douglas Newsome and his wife, Donita, of Pikeville and Larry David Newsome and his wife, Phyllis of Frankfort and one daughter, Sandra (Katie) Newsome Bailiff and her husband, Ned of Elkhorn City.
Four sisters, Helen Newsome of Pikeville, Mary Anne Sheppard, Sally Mullins, and Myrtle Herbert all of Michigan and one brother, Jim Henry Newsome of Michigan.
He is also survived by twelve grandchildren, twenty four great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Alvin (Buster) Newsome, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





2:00 PM
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home

703 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

With evening services at 7:00 p.m.





11:00 AM
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home

703 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

With Jerry Bliffen officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by Johns Creek DAV Chapter 166

Cemetery Details


York Mausoleum

Johnson Memorial Park
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

Memorial Contribution

Coal Run Church of Christ

149 Church Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Alvin (Buster) Newsome

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Alvin

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.