Jerry Newcomb, age 86, passed away at ElderHealth and Living, Springfield, Ore. He was born in Glenwood, Ark., to a farming family. At age 7, his family moved to Calif., seeking a new means of employment. They lived in Grass Valley for several years where Jerry attended a one room school called “Rough and Ready.” The family then moved to Vallejo for a brief time before settling in Fairfield, California in an area known as Tolenas, where he attended junior high school. He graduated from Armijo High School in Fairfield. He was nurtured by several relatives who . . .