Gary Dan Newcomb

Gary Dan Newcomb (Poppa), 71, of Benton, passed from this life Monday, July 8, 2019. He was born and raised in Benton, Arkansas. Gary was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton where he served as a deacon and worked at Alcoa & Reynolds. He owned Pizza Kid II and later incorporated Newcomb Construction Co. and Newcomb Homes. He served on the Saline County Fair Board and various rodeo associations. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pat and Inez Newcomb and a sister, Patricia Larsen. Those left to cherish his memories, his wife of 52 years, Pam Smith Newcomb; sons, Chad Newcomb (Kami) and Curt Newcomb; grandchildren, Jacee and Cain Newcomb; brothers, Don Newcomb and David Newcomb (Debbie); sisters, Theda White and Brenda Johnson (Jerry) all of Benton and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11 in Selph Hall at First Baptist Church in Benton with services beginning at 11 a.m. Dr. Rick Grant will be officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church at 211 S. Market St. in Benton, Ark. 72015 or to your favorite charity. On-line guest book at

Published July 10, 2019

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