Paul Newsome Dies

Paul Newsome Dies

There are 39 comments on the News on 6 Tulsa story from Jul 1, 2009, titled Paul Newsome Dies. In it, News on 6 Tulsa reports that:

One of Oklahoma's most recognizable pitchmen has died. Paul Newsome lost his battle with cancer.

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Beverly Hicks

Owasso, OK

#1 Jul 1, 2009
I did not even know he was ill. I have seen him in movies as well as commercials and always found him reliable and never unpleasant to listen to. Oklahoma has lost a wonderful man in my opinion and my heart hurts for his family.
Beverly Hicks

Owasso, OK

#2 Jul 1, 2009
I was not aware he was ill and was really sorry to hear such sad news. I had wondered why I had not seen him recently. I have seen him in t.v. movies on lifetime channel and many other things besides advertising for car dealers. He came across as very honest and trustworthy and a pleasure to listen to. My heart goes out to his family and I want to thank him for all the good things he did for Bixby and for Oklahoma as a whole. He will be missed.
Skiatook Mom

Tulsa, OK

#3 Jul 1, 2009
I didnt know he was ill.I did notice he had lost alot of wieght.Prayers to the family and friends.

Since: Jul 09

Owasso, OK

#4 Jul 1, 2009
I did not realize my first comment was posted so I wrote another one a little longer and they were both posted. So sorry for the mistake,but nothing I said was really different.
Carol Chambers

Jenks, OK

#5 Jul 1, 2009
I wish we had more Paul Newsomes in this world, what a great guy and a great family. I want to say THANK YOU for your service on the Bixby school board, and watching out for our kids.
Also Tatum loved the commerical that you helped us with at the spa, you made her feel so important. Thank you.
You will be missed.
The Chambers Family ( Carol and Tatum)
Ruth

United States

#6 Jul 1, 2009
I remember seeing him on T.V approx 6-9 mos ago, and I certainly could tell he was not well. He appeared to me, to have considerable weight loss, and his face appeared drawn, and slight but noticeble reduced muscle mass. I am so sorry to hear about his death, G-d rest his soul.
Outlaw5150

United States

#7 Jul 1, 2009
Paul was a good man. Had the pleasure of hunting with him years ago and most recently saw him at the Automax dealer in BA. He had been gone from the airwaves for quite a while battling his cancer and then thought he was string enough to come back, but you could tell he was not well. He was a charismatic guy and could have been a big time tv star. He was an extra in the series Dallas along with another Tulsan--Lee Gideon. Thoughts and condolences are with his family.
Carole Fiorendino

Tulsa, OK

#8 Jul 1, 2009
My heart goes out to Paul Newsom's family. I had the opportunity to meet him when I lived in Oklahoma City. He had such a great and wonderful personality.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#9 Jul 1, 2009
one of the better spokespersons....
Steve and Pam Ernce

Glenpool, OK

#10 Jul 1, 2009
We have had the priviledge of knowing Paul, Brenda and daughter Emma for several years. What an amazing, giving and hardworking gentleman Paul was. Our loss is Heaven's gain. We are better for having known Paul and will forever be thankful to have been in is life. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brenda and Emma and the rest of his family and friends. His love to our family and service to our school and community will never be forgotten. God Bless you Paul. Our hearts are heavy and sad with the loss but we are encouraged by the knowledge that you are no longer in pain. You were a class act!!
Chris Baker -- OKC

United States

#11 Jul 1, 2009
We have lost a great man. I had the pleasure to mix gun powder and business with Paul on a few occasions. He was fun to be with and hard to beat busting clay pigeons.
VanLoo Family

Broken Arrow, OK

#12 Jul 1, 2009
What a wonderful gentleman. For the last 10 or so years, Paul enriched our lives with laughter and a kind, caring demeanor. He was very strong in his faith, always thankful for his many blessings. Paul was truly a great outdoorsmans, that will be missed. Each hunting season, as we go a field, we will think of Paul. Our prayers our with Brenda and Emma at this time.

“Better days”

Since: Jan 09

Poteau, OK

#13 Jul 1, 2009
Sorry to hear this, he was great in the Hustler and Butch & Sundance. RIP brother!
Julie Gordon

United States

#14 Jul 2, 2009
So sorry to hear this. He will be missed dearly.
He did alot to help the RC&D's and the state.
Cherokee

Sapulpa, OK

#16 Jul 2, 2009
Rest in peace Mr. Newsom may your wings spread far and wide in heaven
Coasters

United States

#17 Jul 2, 2009
To the Newsome family... we are so sorry for your loss.. I didn't know he had been ill...Prayers to you and friends
Beth from ent specialist

Bixby, OK

#18 Jul 2, 2009
Paul will be missed. Paul is with God now! My heart goes out to his family God bless Beth/Dr.Palesano-ENT.
Rich Fuller

Oklahoma City, OK

#19 Jul 2, 2009
My condolences to Brenda, Bo and the rest of the Newsom family. I learned Paul was fighting cancer several months ago; and was hoping he was doing better. So sad to hear of his passing. Of course, Paul was a positive ambassador for hunting and fishing; but above that he was an ambassador for Oklahoma.

Rich Fuller "Outdoor Oklahoma" (OK Dept. of Wildlife Conservation)
Sticks and Stones

Kansas City, MO

#20 Jul 2, 2009
Never knew the man....but grew-up watching his handsome self on the dealership commercials!

So sad....the family & friends will be in my thoughts!
Diana Browder Crain

Chesterfield, MO

#21 Jul 2, 2009
I have know Paul since high school. He will be greatly missed! He was an honest guy with a kind spirit. My thoughts and prayers go out to Brenda, Emma, and all his children and extended family. He will never be far away...he will always be close in your mind and heart.

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