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high school with the class of 1969. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Vietnam Conflict and Cambodia as an advanced radio operator, as enlisting for serving his county in 1972.
JR had firm interest in woodworking. JR was part owner of a Furniture Factory where he built China cabinets with curved glass doors. JR loved car racing on dirt tracks and built and owned race cars. JR competed in Gun Shooting competitions at various gun ranges. After meeting and later married Beverly Ann Schultz on July 1, 2006, in Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altamont, they resided in Altamont.
His last employment was with Frederking Construction until his health failed him, and he was forced to retire from the workforce. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church,
Jr. (William) Newby is survived by his:
Wife: Beverly Ann Schultz-Newby of Altamont, Illinois
Brother: John (wife Patricia) Newby Sr. of Flora, Illinois and their son John J. (wife, Brandii ) Newby Jr.
and their daughter Breanna Newby
Sister: Karen (husband, Mark) Jones of Flora, Illinois
3--Brother-in-laws: Allen (wife Lorene) Schultz
Alvin (wife Debbie) Schultz
Rock Baird All of Altamont, Illinois
Sister-in-law: Barbara Halls of Danville, Illinois
He was preceded in death by:
Parents: William Halbert Newby Sr.
Marjorie Evelyn Winchester-Newby
Daughter: Crystal Lynn Newby in her infancy
Mother & Father In-law: Lorna Schultz and Edmund Schultz
Sister-in-law: Brenda Baird
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203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411
Burial will be in Immanuel Cemetery at a later date.
203 E Division
Altamont, IL 62411