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Eugene "Duce" Newman's Memory Treasured


November 9, 2017

Eugene "Duce" Newman

Eugene Newman was born August 20, 1944 to Eddie and Rosie Newman. He was the fourth oldest of thirteen siblings. Eugene was affectionately known as "Duce!" Many didn't know his real name and only knew Eugene as "Duce!" Very few called him Eugene while everyone knew "Duce" Newman. Hearts were saddened when hearing the news that "Duce" had passed. "Duce" was Monroe's all around outdoor man. He was unofficially named the Mayor of Black Bayou Lake. He taught many children and adults how to swim, water safety and recreational sports. "Duce" performed in the 1960's on one of the Black Happiness...

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