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HHS Alum, Leesburg Business Owner Marty Newsom Dies

A Celebration of Life will be held June 10.

Herndon High School alum Marty Newsom passed away on Tuesday at age 42. 

A star gymnast at HHS in the 1980s, he was the co-owner of in Leesburg, which opened in 1997. He attended the University of Wisconsin on a full scholarship and was a coach for more than 20 years. 

A Celebration of Life will be held on June 10 from noon to 4 p.m. at in Leesburg, near the gazebo.

Those who attend are asked to bring chairs and blankets. They are also welcome to bring photos and a dish or dessert to pass, as well as beverages, for a potluck. Paper products will be provided. 

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to a scholarship fund on Mr. Newsom's behalf. Checks can be made payable to Apex Scholarship Fund on behalf of Marty's Newsom. 

Checks can be dropped off at Apex or mailed to the family:
c/o Kim Newsom
24509 Welsh Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20822

John October 30, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Kim. I was just looking to get back in touch with Marty and read the sad news. Marty is a gymnastics brother to me.. from DIGA to HHS. I'm sad to read this. Please let me know the situation. -with respect. John Judy. Johnhjudy@yahoo.com

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