George Bradford Newsome


George Bradford Newsome, 50, of Marianna, Florida passed away on May 25, 2022, at his residence.

Brad was a firefighter for over 25 years earning his title of Battalion Chief with the Walton County Fire Department. Through his career he worked for South Walton Fire District, Walton County F.D., Calhoun County F.D., DeFuniak Springs F.D., Jackson County F.D., and the Florida State Hospital Fire Department.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and an outdoor man. He always enjoyed watching his son, Gabe, play sports. He loved his family more than anything and was always ready to give some life advice, whether it was solicited or not.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mildred Newsome; and brother, Gregory Newsome.

Brad is survived by his wife of 23 years, Tammie Newsome; daughter, Hannah Newsome and her fiancé, Jacob Chabot; son, Gabe Newsome; sister, Debra Mixon and husband, Dan; a host of family and friends, as well as his four fur babies.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Evangel Church with Pastor Lavon Pettis officiating. He will be placed in the Chapel of the Pines Mausoleum at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 8:30 – 9:30 AM at Evangel Church. Condolences may be made online at


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