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Donald J. New

1954 - 2021



McDuffie County

Donnie (Slick) New

Mr. Donald Jay New, 67, of Thomson, Georgia passed away at his home on March 12, 2021.  He was born in Germany on February 2, 1954, to Eva Marie Schmit New and the late Ben F. New.

Mr. New was preceded in death by his father.  He is survived by his mother, Eva Marie Schmit New of Ft. Myers, Florida; his brothers, James W. New (Kim) and Frankie New and his sister, Susi B. Waugh.

Donnie grew up in Thomson, Georgia, graduated from Thomson High School and worked in Texas in the oil fields and offshore drilling in his younger days then moved back to Thomson in the late nineties where he raised all kinds of birds and livestock at this home in Raysville. 

A Memorial Service may be planned for a later date.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Donald Jay New.



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799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, GA

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Susi Waugh

March 25, 2021 2:12 PM
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You are with the angels now dear brother,
Rest In Peace. You will always be loved.

Deborah Moore

March 16, 2021 6:23 PM

Donnie, I will miss our gossip time at the fence
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March 16, 2021 1:59 PM

I have known Donnie since I was around nine years old. What a character he was. Always willing to help me out. He loved his family and animals. I will miss our talks at the fence.

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