NEWS: Obituaries

James Douglas New

April 12th, 2017 | last Update: 3 years ago

James Douglas New, age 72 of Chipley, passed from this life on April 11, 2017 at his residence.

James was born in San Francisco, California on October 17, 1944 to Gordon New and Ocie Black Sasser. He worked as a Chief Engineer for Southern Star 1 supply boat. He served in the United States Air Force for 20+ years and fought in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his significant other: Mary G. Kaufman of Chipley, Florida; step-daughter: Rebecca Hogan and husband Ernest of Callaway, Florida; brother: Richard New and wife Alice of San Antonio,Texas; sister: Linda Jenkins and husband Jim of Knoxville, Tennessee; two grandchildren: Ernest Clyde Hogan III, Hunter Chase Hogan.

Memorialization will be by cremation with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida in charge of arrangements.



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