Carl Channing Newcomb, 58, passed away at his home on June 4, 2022 due to a tragic accident. Carl was born April 13, 1964 to his parents Richard and Sue Bordeaux Newcomb. He was raised in Roanoke, Virginia and graduated from Northside High School. Carl later graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1986 with a Bachelor's degree in Business. While there, he was a member of the ROTC and continued to obtain the rank of Captain in the Army Reserve.
Carl is survived by his parents; his older siblings Susan Awilda Connor, Richard Madison Newcomb, Gloria Jill Newcomb Brown, and Keith Lyle Newcomb; his younger siblings Chris Elliot Newcomb, and Beverly Kay Moore, and his son Preston Madison Newcomb.
Carl was a man who felt God’s love and followed his faith in everything he did. He was a generous and caring person to everyone he met. He was a member of Laurel Hill Baptist church where he greeted the members every Sunday, enjoyed fellowship, and helped with church projects. Carl was a loving father who enjoyed time with his son who shared his interest in auto repair.
A private burial with full military honors will be held at Godwin Cemetery Fincastle, VA. There will be a memorial service for all to attend at Laurel Hill Baptist Church 3595 Grand Forks Blvd. Charlottesville VA 22911 Saturday June 11th at 11am. A fellowship meal will follow the service, all are invited to stay and share stories and speak to the family.
Carl was always helping anyone he could, so in lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Laurel Hill Benevolent Fund, c/o Laurel Hill Baptist Church, 3595 Grand Forks Blvd. Charlottesville, VA 22911 in Carl’s honor.
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