Richard Newman

July 25, 1935—Oct. 1, 2014

HARVEYVILLE—Richard Newman, Harveyville, died Oct. 1, 2014. He was 79.

He was born July 25, 1935, at Little Falls, Minn., the son of George and Agnes Newman.

He married Karen Cripps Jan. 8, 1955. She survives of the home.

He served in the U.S. Air Force and was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for 33 years before retiring in 1989. He was a member of Osage City Legion and a member of Rubber Workers Union.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.

Besides his wife of 59 years, he is survived by two sons, Joe Newman and wife, Rose, Harveyville, and Mike Newman and wife, Rhonda, Vassar; two daughters, Kathy Keown and husband, Curtis, Cerro Gordo, Ill., and Julie Fischer and husband, John, Rossville; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great–grandchildren; and two brothers, John Newman, Iron, Minn., and Joe Newman, Jordan, Minn.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Harveyville United Methodist Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Midland Hospice House, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606.

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