Floyd David Newsom, 75, of Auxvasse, Missouri passed away on August 31, 2017 at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia.

Private graveside services will be at East lawn Cemetery in Mexico, Missouri.

Floyd was born December 31, 1941 in Williamsburg, Missouri to Floyd M. and Betty Browning Newsom who preceded him in death. He was married to Martha Dempsey on February 26, 1963 in Marshall, Missouri and she survives.

He owned his own Taxidermy business and he also worked as an auto mechanic and then retired after working at Fulton State Hospital.

Floyd was a member of First Baptist Church in Mexico and a previous member of the Boonslick Muzzle Loading Club. He was an avid coin collector. He loved to hunt and restore old cars but he especially loved to fish and spend time on the Missouri River.

Survivors also include sons, Daniel Newsom of Auxvasse, Ricky Newsom, Darren (Brytnee) Newsom and Jeffrey Newsom all of Montana; daughter, Tamera (Eric) McCarty of Auxvasse, Missouri; brothers, Riley Newsom of California, Benny Newsom and Gary Newsom both of Mexico, Missouri; sisters, Ida (Junior) Jennings, Mary Johnson and Betty Jo (Darrell) Miller all of Mexico, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Floyd was also preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Newsom and his brother, Cecil Newsom.

Online condolences may be made atwww.debofuneralhome.com