William Arnold Newhouse, 78, of Rivesville, WV passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021 at his residence. He was born December 6, 1943 in Morgantown, WV, a son of the late William and Iva June Flowers Newhouse. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Hope Gilbert Newhouse.
Mr. Newhouse was a 1961 graduate of Morgantown High School, and attended West Virginia University. He had attended for many years, Trinity Assembly of God in Fairmont. He retired with Consol Coal Company as a coal miner, and later worked with Fairmont General Hospital, as well as the Marion County Board of Education.
Bill had served on the Rivesville Town Council. He had been a long-time local referee for both high school and POP Warner football, as well as a little league baseball coach. Bill was a sports fan, especially a huge fan for both Mountaineer football and basketball. But, his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren whom he helped raise.
Mr. Newhouse is survived by his daughters, Tammy Newhouse of Rivesville, Angie and her husband Tom Taralla of Rivesville, Michelle Walters of Fairmont, and Tiffany and her husband Steve Carter of Waynesboro, VA, his five grandchildren, Jessica Walters of Eugene, OR, Anthony Walters of Rivesville, Roman Walters of Rivesville, Grant Carter of Waynesboro, VA, and Bennett Carter of Waynesboro, VA, as well as one niece, one nephew, and several cousins.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ann Newhouse, and his son-in-law, Alex Walters.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedysis Hospice, 67 Casino Drive, Suite 102, Anmoore, WV 26323
The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, Rivesville, WV 26588. Family and friends may visit the funeral home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 5PM until 8PM, and on Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 10AM until 11AM. The funeral will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 11AM with Pastor Skip Vincent officiating. Interment will follow at the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover, WV. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.