Kevin Dean Newman

April 16, 1972 ‒ March 29, 2019

Marion, Ohio

Kevin Dean Newman, 46, of Marion passed away at his home on March 29, 2019.

He was born on April 16, 1972 in Marion, the son of Thomas E. and Carol E (Whaley) Newman.  Kevin has a special relationship with is grandparents, Ronnie and Rita Myers, who helped raise him.

Kevin graduated from Elgin High School in 1990 and proudly served in the Marines.  He was active in the Marion Stingers Travel Football Team and was a Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. He also enjoyed time spent with friends bowling or playing a round of golf.

Kevin was a loving father and enjoyed taking his children fishing.  He was active in his children and granddaughters lives and was proud of all their accomplishments.

Kevin was employed with Cardington Yutaka and former State of Ohio Employee.

Survivors left to cherish his memory and love him forever are Kristin Sayre Newman, Nicci Claypool; his children Georgia Johnson and Robbie (Brittany) Johnson, Dakota Claypool, Ronnie Newman, Kolby Newman, and Parker Newman, granddaughters, Piper, Viviane and Eisley, grandmothers, Rita Myers and Ann Newman, parents, Tom Newman and Carol Newman, sisters, Reatha (Matt) Hicks and Nicole Stithem, several uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, and nieces, and best friend, Tim Drake, Sr.

Kevin is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Ronald Myers and Rounder Newman.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 1 until 3 pm at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Kevin’s family.  Online condolences and memories may be expressed by visiting

  • I am sorry I could not attend Kevin’s funeral and pray with the family. He always treated me with friendship, goodwill and respect. Kevin was an American patriot who served his country. I hope that GOD can help Kevin’s family during this time of grief. My belief is that Kevin is with GOD now.