|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1917|
St. Francois County
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 2005|
In loving memory of Ralph E. Newberry, 87, who passed away April 7, 2005, after a year of chronic illness. Born April 21, 1917, in Missouri, where he grew up and went to school. He married Ethel Lee Johnson on Mar 16, 1936 in Waterloo, IL and divorced in Jackson County, MO. His second wife, Marjorie, preceded him in death. Ralph raced midget cars 1955. He was a bus driver and truck driver, retired from the teamsters in 1982. After retiring he became an accomplished artist selling some of his paintings at art shows. Ralph was an active member of All Saints Episcopal Church and enjoyed quilting. He was a volunteer at Lead Ambulatory Out Patient Clinic with University Medical Center in Las Vegas, NV. Ralph is survived by two daughters from his first marriage, Sandy Noone, Blue Springs, MO. and Barbara Veach, Independence, MO. Grandchildren are Deborah Portillo, Texas, Theresa Maze, Kansas City, John Maze, Belton, MO., Catherine Marshall, Olathe, Kansas, Ethel Maze, Independence, MO., Regina Al-Siyouhi, Kansas City, MO., Julie Wardlow, Kathy Woltz, Mary McNurlin and Jennifer Oden, all living in Kansas City area. He is also survived by one step-daughter, Michelle. Ralph, a man that was slight of frame but a giant among men. We love you. His memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4201 W. Washington.
Taken from Sources:
1. Las Vegas Review Journal, Published April 13, 2005.
2. Circuit Court Jackson County, Missouri, Kansas City, Archive Records, Ralph E. Newberry, vs. Ethel Newberry, Case No. 544808
3. Interview, Ralph E. Newberry.
4. Speed Age (Auto/Racing Magazine) October 1955 Issue.
Ralph Ernest Newberry (1893 - 1929)
Dollie E Callahan Sutterland (1895 - 1981)
Ethel Lee Johnson Richardson (1919 - 1958)
Majorie E Newberry (1929 - 1994)*
Helen Margaret Newberry (1912 - 1914)*
Gladys Vera Newberry Kieffer (1915 - 1987)*
Ralph Ernest Newberry (1917 - 2005)
Davis Memorial Park
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Record added: Apr 15, 2011
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