Lawrence Alvin Newcomer, 68 of New Port Richey, FL. passed away at home on Sept. 24, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Johnstown, PA. on December 16, 1953.
Preceded in death by his parents, Alvin W. Newcomer and Pauline T. Newcomer-Sutton.
Sisters, Paulette Gramling and Alesia Ramsy.
Larry grew up in Windber, PA. He attended Windber Area High School. He competed in track/field and football.
Upon graduation from Windber Area High School he went to the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis MD. He played varsity football. He was commissioned into the Marine Corps. as a second lieutenant upon graduation in 1975. His service in the Marine Corps was cut short due to an injury.
He worked as a purchasing manager at the Madison Hotel in Washington D.C.
In 1984 The family moved to Florida, and worked for Dubois Chemicals.
Eventually he changed divisions to sell and build wash systems for school buses and commercial trucks. He eventually started his own independent company, Fleet Cleaning Consultants.
He enjoyed traveling with our son to build and service wash systems. He had to retire due to his MS in 2015.
Larry is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Beth. His children, Nettie Newcomer, Rebecca Newcomer, and Matthew Newcomer (wife Danielle). Seven grandchildren, Sydney (husband William) Pinner, Amanda Newland, Maddison Newcomer, Jordan Sheets, Anthony Drake, Joseph Drake and Gracie Drake. One great-grandchild, Addison Newland. Brothers, Kenneth Newcomer and Stephen Newcomer. Numerous nieces and nephews. And more friends than can be counted.
Larry, (Newk, Pop) will be greatly missed by all that knew him. The family has chosen to keep Larry’s urn at home until the wife, Beth, has passed. The internment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the MS Society.