Mr. Wandell Rudolph Newcomb, age 84, Telford, previously of Maine, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Newcomb was a native of Jonesport, Maine, and son of the late Whitney Burgess & Kathleen Lovilla Beal Newcomb Sr. In addition to his parents, Mr. Newcomb was also preceded in death by his first wife, Allene Fox Newcomb; a son, Arthur Wandell Newcomb; and a daughter, Gayle Marie Newcomb.
He was a member of Telford United Methodist Church.
Mr. Newcomb served in the United States Navy, Army and was a Merchant Marine, having served during WWII and the Korean Conflict.
He was an Industrial Arts School Teacher. He taught at Erskine Academy, South China, Maine, and many other schools for over 40 years.
Survivors include his wife, Lona Newcomb, of the home; son, David Allen Newcomb, Augusta, Maine; daughter, Pamela Jean Lambert, Telford; two brothers, Whitney Burgess Newcomb Jr., Inverness, Florida, and Delano Edward Newcomb, Sanford, Maine; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
Memorial and interment services will be conducted at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the Newcomb family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821