William Richard Newman
August 30, 1970 - December 21, 2016


William Richard Newman passed away on December 21, 2016, at IU Health Starke County Hospital, in
Knox, Indiana.

William was born to Dwight C. Newman and Marilee Herrmann McCormack, on August 30, 1970. He
was a 1987 graduate of Culver Community Schools in Culver, Indiana. He loved fishing, hunting
mushrooms, and wildlife in general. He loved his years in 4-H and loved the animals he raised, both on
the farm and those he had as pets.
William worked as a Union Bricklayer for many years on different jobs in Northern Indiana.
He is survived by his parents, Jim and Marilee McCormack, his sister, Nikki Hamman, his niece,
Katelun Hamman, and his maternal grandfather, William L. Herrmann.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dwight Newman.
A gathering of friends and family will take place at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, on Saturday,
January 14, 2017 from 1:00 –3:00 pm.