John Richard Newman
May 30, 1932 - February 14, 2021
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St. Andrew United Methodist Church
4703 N 50 W
West Lafayette, IN 47906

A family memorial service will be held March 27 at the St. Andrew United Methodist church, 4703 N. 50 W. West Lafayette, IN 47906 with Rev. Chris Danielson officiating.

Memorial

Memorial donations may be given to St. Andrew UMC “RIP” Medical debt relief, or the “Food Pantry ministry” of Fishers United Methodist church, 9691 E. 116th St. Fishers, IN 46037.

John Richard Newman died on February 14, 2021 at Westminster Village, West Lafayette, IN after having been diagnosed with chronic leukemia.  He was 88. He was born May 30, 1932 to Ora and Bernice (Webster) Newman of Indianapolis, IN. John was the youngest of five children.  He attended Mary E. Nicholson school, #70, and sang…

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Phil Glassley left a message on March 1, 2021:
I joined American United Life’s underwriting department right out of college in 1963. John (Dick) immediately became a great friend and mentor. Later when I married he and Jody welcomed Rita with that same genuine warmth. They remained extremely special and important to us. It was our good fortune to know them and we will forever cherish their memories.
Rebecca Liming left a message on February 27, 2021:
This is very sad. Both John and Jody were wonderful people from my childhood. How good it is that they are together again and will be missed on this side of the veil. May the family feel the comfort that the Lord brings for those who sorrow.
Janet Mitchell left a message on February 25, 2021:
Joyce, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. I know you cherished him. I will be thinking of you during this difficult time. In honor of your dad, your BSU DHH buddies donated to the food pantry at Fisher's UMC. He was such a good, giving man! Love to you and your family.
Mike Butler left a message on February 25, 2021:
Paul and Chris So sorry to hear of your father's death. My prayers are with you as you mourn his passing.
Larry Ray left a message on February 24, 2021:
Paul and Chris,, We're sorry to hear of your father's death, Paul. Our prayers are with you both and your daughter's too .St. Andrew's, with Pastor Chris Danielson, is a very good place to receive caring ministry. Blessings, Larry and Wilma Ray
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Larry Ray left a message on February 24, 2021:
Paul and Chris,, We're sorry to hear of your father's death, Paul. Our prayers are with you both and your daughter's too .St. Andrew's, with Pastor Chris Danielson, is a very good place to receive caring ministry. Blessings, Larry and Wilma Ray
Marion Vruggink left a message on February 22, 2021:
Newman Family: So sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a wonderful person that loved his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. Enjoy your beautiful memories...Know you have so many to enjoy. Marion and Jim Vruggink
Erika Keating left a message on February 20, 2021:
In memory of John Richard Newman, Erika Keating lit a candle
Patty Jackson left a message on February 20, 2021:
In memory of John Richard Newman, Patty Jackson lit a candle
Joyce Johnson left a message on February 20, 2021:
In memory of John Richard Newman, Joyce Johnson lit a candle
Andrea Jackson left a message on February 19, 2021:
Many great memories of John R. He was a very special man to me. More like a grandpa he always had good jokes too tell. I will miss him so much but thankful I got to know him in a short time.
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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