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Jim Newby

1935 -- 2019


January 17, 2019 | View PDF

Jim Newby 1935 - 2019

Joe Jim Newby was born in Collbran, Colo., on April 2, 1935, to parents Howard and Ida Newby. He married Helen Newby on Feb. 12, 1966 in Las Vegas. Jim loved antiquing and taking camping trips with the family, and most of all, his antique tractors. He was a strong family man and was happiest when family was present. Jim had a strong work ethic; work was his number one pastime. In Jim's words every day was a work day. He was never idle, and when he wasn't working, he wanted to be entertained.

Jim was predeceased by his beloved wife of 52 Years, Helen; his parents; and his sister, Donna McGehee. He is survived by his children, Melva and her husband, Kenneth Rossen; Ricky Howard and his longtime girlfriend, Jackie Patterson; Jimmy Newby and his wife, Lori; Jerry Newby and his wife, Lisa; grandchildren Mitzi Luna; Karla and husband, Charles Kim; Stephanie Howard; Julie Hansen; Amy and husband, John Hamilto;, Joseph Talluto; Dustin Newby; and Matthew Newby; his sister, Sue, and her husband, Chuck Nelson; 14 great grandchildren; and two great, great grandchildren.

Viewing was held at Peters Funeral Home in Wasco on January 16, 2019; graveside services will be conducted at Wasco Memorial Park on Jan. 17 at 11 a.m.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family, please visit our the Tribute Store at PetersFuneralHomes.com


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