Brian was a 1993 graduate of Clearview High School. He was in the Marching Band, National Honor Society, and played football while in high school. Brian graduated from Ashland University in 1998, with a double major in Professional Video and Computer Science. He also participated in the Tumbleweed Gunfighters, a traveling Wild West show from Lorain. Brian was a Director at WTOV Channel 9, in Steubenville, since 2001.
He is survived by his parents, Carmel and Shelby Newman of Lorain; siblings, Sharon and Bill Newsome of Pikeville, Kentucky; Michael and Deanne Newman of South Amherst, Carmel B. Newman Jr. of Sheffield Village and Nathan and Heather Newman of Henderson, Nevada; five nephews; and three nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Oscar and Marybelle Newman of Pikeville, Kentucky; and Nathan and Nancy Jane Chaffin of Lorain. Also, he will be sadly missed by his second family at WTOV Channel 9, in Steubenville.
Friends may call Thursday, November 1, 2012, from 5 until 8 P.M., at Wyers Funeral Chapel, 2900 North Ridge Rd., Sheffield Township, where services will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, at 11 A.M. Pastor Larry Newsome will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.