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Donald Dale "Pap" Newberry

July 17, 1929 July 12, 2019
Donald Dale "Pap" Newberry
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Obituary for Donald Dale "Pap" Newberry

Donald Dale “Pap” Newberry, 89, of Lovington, passed away 3:04 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Mason Point, Sullivan.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Lovington. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery, Lovington. Memorials may be made in care of the family.
Don was born July 17, 1929, in Lovington; the son of Vernon and Clara Esther (Beckenbridge) Newberry. He married Nora R. Walker on May 27, 1950 in Lovington; she survives. He served in the Army National Guard. At 12 years old he started working at the Lovington Reporter Newspaper and continued there all through highschool; he was a Linotype machine operator for Rand McNally for 25 years; he then worked at the Herald and Review for ten years before retiring and then working for the Arthur Graphic Clarion for a couple of years; he was also a Justice of the Peace in Lovington. He was a member of the First Christian Church, in Lovington and the Lovington-Arthur Masonic Lodge for 60 years. Don loved spending time with all of his family, especially Pap’s Sidekick Gabe Hallford.
He is survived by his wife, Nora of Lovington; son, Kim Newberry of Lenzburg; daughters, Arlene Fleener of Lovington and Tina (Mike) Hallford-Alender of Lovington; brother, Glenn Newberry of Lovington; sister, Betty Harl of Charleston. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Randy; son-in-laws, Craig Fleener and Lewis Hallford; daughter-in-laws, Chris and Kay; grandson, Ben Newberry; brother, Gene Newberry.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Jul

1:00 PM 7/14/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
McMullin-Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services (Lovington)

312 S. Broadway Street
Lovington, IL 61937

McMullin-Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services (Lovington)
312 S. Broadway Street Lovington 61937 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

14

Jul

2:00 PM 7/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
McMullin-Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services (Lovington)

312 S. Broadway Street
Lovington, IL 61937

McMullin-Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services (Lovington)
312 S. Broadway Street Lovington 61937 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Keller Cemetery Final Resting Place

Lovington
Lovington, IL 61937

Lovington Lovington 61937 IL
United States
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