Kenneth Newman

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Mr. Kenneth Newman passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the age of 57, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington.

Mr. Newman is survived by two ex-wives, Robin Young Leblanc of New Iberia, and Michelle Jenkins Holloman of Bogalusa; five children, Shannon Newman-Wilde of Hattiesburg, Miss., Kenneth Shane Newman and his wife Holly of Bogalusa, Jesse Seal of Bogalusa, Joshua May of Bogalusa, and Bradley Jenkins of Bogalusa; two brothers, David Garcia and his wife Marion of Pearlington and Josh Garcia and his wife Shedette of Kiln, Miss.; one sister, Star Leemans Grapusa and her husband David of Bay Saint Louis, Miss.; nine grandchildren, Elizabeth, Kimberley, Niko, Zachary Blayne, Lina, Keely, Savannah, Alissa, and Canna; and friends, Kim Bailey Williams and AJ Lachute.

Mr. Newman was preceded in death by his mother, Anita Leemans Garcia; his aunt, Beverly Leemans Branch; his grandmother of which was a mother to him, Pandora Leemans; his sister, Stormy Gale Garcia; and his brother Jason Garcia.