Watt “Sonny” Newsome passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Maryview Medical Center. His mother, Blommer Mae and his dad, Watt D. Newsome, II, predeceased. Sonny was raised in the Berkley area and was very well known in Berkley. He was a graduate of Lake Taylor High School.
“Sonny P”, known by family, worked as a sub-contractor for many years, he was self employed. He enjoyed life to the fullest and was a great spades player, he also loved to sing and dance with his family and friends, whom he loved dearly.
“Sonny” is survived by his daughter, Wattisa Davis; his grandson, Kash Riddick; Wattisa’s loving mother, Lisa Davis; he is also survived by his sisters, Avery Burnham, Kim Goldman and Romona Saunders; a brother, Justin Goldman; a special friend, Eucharist Thompson and her children Derrick, Robert, Tina and Jamal Lundy; special nieces, Tarja and Taneisha Tate, Bridgette and Brittanie Saunders and a host of other nieces and nephews and other family members.
Wattisa (daughter) and Kash (grandson) were his greatest gift to his life and he loved them dearly. He was an amazing father and grandfather. His gift of life was shared with family and friends.
Watt “Sonny P’ will be deeply missed and never forgotten. Rest In Peace “Sonny P’.