Kenneth E. Newsome Sr., 80, of Owensboro died December 5 at Owensboro Mercy Health System.
Born at Millstone, he was a son of the late Robert and Icie Parker Newsome, the father of the late Katherine Newsome, and a brother of the late Edna Taylor, Alice Root, and William and Cecil Newsome.
A former coal miner, he was retired from the Chrysler Corp. in Dayton, Oh., and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was a member of the Owensboro Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Deloris Newsome; two sons, Kenny Newsome Jr. and wife Robin of Dayton, Oh., and Steve Newsome and wife Kim of Owensboro; a brother, Jack Newsome of Gary, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.
Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro.