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Lee (LeRoy) C. Newell, 57, of Rockwood, went to be with the Lord April 23, 2011 at Somerset Hospital. Born November 29, 1953 in Markle, he is the son of Charles Newell and Shirley (Flemming) Hancock. He is preceded in death by his parents. Lee is survived by his wife of 25 years, Tammy (Davis) Newell; sons Steven Newell and wife Paula (Hill) of Bandung, Indonesia and Scott Newell and wife Angel (Pfeiffer) of New Kensington; grandchildren Andrew, Victoria, Rebekah, Sadie, Ethan, William, Landon, and Jackson Newell; sisters Tamara Miller and Jolene McCall and husband Eric, both of Spartanburg, SC; and brothers Randy Newell and wife Holly of Shanksville, Frank Sorbin and wife Robin of Gulfport, MS, and William Clawson and wife Keely of Raleigh, NC. Lee was a 1971 graduate of Apollo Ridge High School and attended Geneva College. He was a retired financial officer of First National Bank with 25 years of experience. He was the owner of the Italian Oven Restaurant in Somerset, the president and CEO of Newell IL Primo, and the owner of the Lee Newell Consulting Company. He was a member of the Rockwood Church of the Brethren. He was a member of the Meyersdale Lodge #554 of the Free & Accepted Masons where he was a Past Master, and Secretary, the Harrisburg Consistory, A.A.S.R., and the Jaffa Shrine. He was a past commander of the Rockwood Sons of the American Legion, and a member of the Rockwood Sportsman’s Club and the FOE Aerie #1801 in Somerset. Lee was a past president of the Somerset Country Club and was the founder and treasurer of the Italian Oven Golf League. He was a past president of the Rockwood Cemetery Association. Lee enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He also loved hunting, playing fantasy baseball, announcing Rockwood High School football games, and golfing with his wife and his best buddies. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-9 pm Tuesday at MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, ROCKWOOD where a Masonic service will be held at 7 pm. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Rockwood Church of the Brethren with 1 hour of visitation prior to the service, Pastors Randy Newell and Jay Christner officiating. Interment at Rockwood IOOF Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to In Touch Hospice at PO Box 1173 Somerset, PA 15501.