William “Bill” Tyson Newsome

William “Bill” Tyson Newsome

August 1, 2021, 67, Newland –

William “Bill” Tyson Newsome, 67, of Newland and Oak Island, N.C. passed away August 1, 2021. He was born in Sandford, N.C. to Richard Norwood and Madeline Yates Newsome on June 11, 1954. He is survived by his husband, Richard Ray, and brother, Richard Newsome (Bobbie), of Lillington, N.C.

Bill worked for Southern Bell during his early years, then earned a degree in Library Science and worked at N.C. State University until his early retirement.

A service to honor and remember Bill’s life will be held at Rouse Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at 1 p.m. Friends will be greeted following the service.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.