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James Edward Newcomb

June 17, 1936 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

James Edward Newcomb, 85, of Frederick passed away March 16, 2022.

James was born June 17, 1936 in Tacoma Park, MD to the late Floyd E. and Clara M. (Solveson) Newcomb. He retired after a long career with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, then moved to Harpers Ferry, WV. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. James was an avid reader of train magazines, and visited many railroad yards across the US to ride the old steam engines.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Newcomb.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory 2 daughters, Sharon Kapsch (Jay) of Frederick, and Susan Jensen of Brunswick, MD; 1 son, Brian Newcomb of Irwin, PA; 7 grandchildren, Chrissy Weaver (Bryan), Paul Newcomb (Kate), John Newcomb (Brittany), Brandon Jensen, Steven Newcomb (Jessie), Stephanie Kapsch-Cannon (Aaron), and Matthew Kapsch; and 9 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held 6-8pm Monday March 21, 2022 at Resthaven Funeral Home, 9501 Catoctin Mtn Hwy (US 15 N) Frederick, where a funeral will take place at 11:00am the following day Tuesday March 22, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.

To send flowers to James' family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Monday
March 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick MD

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