Thomas Franklin Newsome, Jr. age 83 of Stuart, FL originally from Pulaski died March 9, 2009. He was born August 5, 1925 in Rural Hall, Virginia, and was the son of the late Eula Collins Newsome and Thomas F. Newsome. Upon retirement from Hercules, Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah he relocated to Stuart, FL and lived there for 20 years. He served in the U.S. Airforce from 1943-1945. He was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church in Pulaski. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son; Thomas F. Newsome, III and a brother, Carl E. Newsome. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy M. Newsome; daughters; Jenny Newsome Lambdin and her husband Chuck, Tracee Losardo and her husband Francesco, Kathleen Hannoosh and her husband Michael: a sister-in-law, Ruth Yowell of Pulaski. Also survived by seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held in Stuart, Florida on March 12 and a memorial service will be held in Pulaski sometime in the near future. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the First United Methodist Church Pulaski, VA. Local arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.