John E. Newland, 87, passed away, Monday, April 17, 2023, after a brief illness.
He was born January 14, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Samuel O. and Edna (White) Newland. John was a retired employee for Devoe Paint Factory where he was a machinist; he was Methodist by faith; a Proud Army Veteran; past member of Shawnee Post 193; and he enjoyed old country music. He also loved his family dearly, especially his grand-dog, Dory, she was his favorite.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Patsy Newland; son, John E. Newland, Jr.; and two brothers, Knowland “Chick” Newland and Ernest Newland.
Those left to cherish his memory are his three loving children, Edna K. Newland, Terry L Newland (Lisa) and Lucy Mattingly (Steve); grand-daughter, Kristen Newland; two great-grandchildren, Elise and Norah Lopez; brother, Samuel O. Newland; and his beloved, faithful grand-dog, Dory.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 21, 2023 from 1-3 p.m. with funeral services starting at 3:00 p.m. at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street.