Robert Lee Newman, Jr.  "R.J.,"   20 of Helena-West Helena, died Sept.12, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Robert Lee Newman, Jr.  "R.J.,"   20 of Helena-West Helena, died Sept.12, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee.

He was born July 31, 1997, to Robert Lee Newman, Sr. and Gwendolyn M. Wade in Memphis. Robert confessed hope in Christ at First Baptist Church in Helena and was baptized. He remained a member until his death.

His father and grandmother preceded him in death.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory, a son, Ka'Marion Newman; his fiancée, Aubriuna Garner; his mother, Gwendolyn Wade; three sisters, Cachet Brown, Jasmine Newman, all of Helena-West Helena and Chanel Roddy of Little Rock; a childhood brother, Rogdrick McKinney of Southaven, Mississippi; his grandmother, Maxine Wade of Lake View; seven nephews; three nieces;  four uncles; five aunts;  and a host of relatives and friends. 

 Visitation will be today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Kincaid Funeral Services East Chapel on Springdale Road.

The funeral will be Saturday, Sept.23 at 2 p.m. at the PLM&D District center in Helena. Rev. Derrick Hughes will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow in Jackson Memorial Garden. Arrangements are entrusted to Kincaid Funeral Services (870) 572-3336. Online memorials can be made at: www.kincaidfuneralservices.com