William Bradley Newby
Jeffersonville, GA – Mr. William Bradley Newby, 81, passed away August 31, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. The eldest of six siblings, loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather will surely be missed.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Thursday September 3, in the chapel of Reece Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Danville, GA. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Rev. Gary Walker, Rev. J.W. Little, Rev. Curt Montgomery and Elder Franklin Bryant will be officiating.
Mr. Bradley was born in Jeffersonville to the late George and Mozelle Little Newby. He was a dedicated employee of Dry Branch Kaolin for 39 years. Mr. Bradley served on city council and as the Mayor of Jeffersonville, which he loved dearly. Throughout the years he maintained a farm, and was the owner of Newby Q Restaurant. He was proud of his famous BBQ and love cooking for everyone. Mr. Bradley was a car fanatic and love spending time fixing them up and making sure all those he loved had a way to go. He loved his Tampa Nugget Cigars and riding around town in his truck visiting with everyone. He was a member of the breakfast club where he could catch up with the gossip. Mr. Bradley was preceded in death by a granddaughter Victoria Cortes.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Mary Newby. Children, Lisa Newby (Randy) Barfield, and Brad (Susan) Newby. Grandchildren, Crystal Newby (Shawn) Sukraj, Sarah (Cody) Newby, Joel Cortes, Justin Cortes, Morgan Cortes. Siblings, Patricia Kitchens, Wallace (Jean) Newby, Frank Newby, Rhonda (Bill) Hamrick and Kenny (Cynthia) Newby, and Sondra (Grover) Keys.
Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements.