Steven Dale Newport
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Steven Dale Newport
  • January 31, 1956 - April 15, 2017
  • Dayton, Ohio

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NEWPORT, Steven Dale passed suddenly at his home, on Friday, April 14, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, John Newport; parents, Nannie and Henry Davidson; brothers, Gary, Shawn, and Jeff Newport, William "Bill", and Claude "Buck" Davidson. He is survived by daughters, Stephanie Newport of Dayton, OH, and Amber Dozier of Alabama; son, Justin Dozier of Alabama; 4 grandchildren; sisters, Linda Davidson of Idaho, and Tammy Davidson of Dayton; "Mama" Ruth Davidson of Beavercreek; step-brothers, Jim and Paul Spicer of Beavercreek; nieces and nephews, Nanny Newport, Michael Hoffer, Jerry, Jennifer, Scott, Jason, and Brian Davidson, Jeff Vann; as well as a host of great and great-grand nieces and nephews and family and friends. Steven was retired from GM and was a member of the UAW 696. He adored his family and loved his Lord. Steven was an avid singer of gospel music, singing wherever and whenever he could, spreading the word of God. He was a huge Bengals and Ohio State fan. His love of sports carried onto the fields, he played softball and golf. In high school he competed in track and field winning many medal and awards. A home going celebration will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2PM at Union Chapel Community Church, 2525 Ontario Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45414. A family and friends home going gathering will follow at the church.