Samuel Harold Newberry
Samuel Harold Newberry
  • December 29, 1936 - July 11, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Samuel, 80, of KC, MO passed from this life after a courageous battle with cancer on July 11, 2017 at his home with his wife by his side. Sam was born on Dec. 29, 1936 in Moody, MO and graduated from West Plains, MO High School in 1955. Sam moved to the KC area in 1959 and started working for Cook’s Paint and GM before he became a pressman for Commercial Litho and enjoyed a 40 year career, retiring in 1997. Sam loved to fish and golf, often playing 2 times a week. Sam was an avid duck, quail, and deer, hunter in his early years. On Thursday-Saturdays anyone could find Sam and Nina out “garage sale-ing” something they both loved to do together.

Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Cyrus Emette and Nancy Jewell (Rogers) Newberry; brothers, Clyde Newberry, Roy (Beaulah) Newberry, and Robert (Jacquita) Newberry; sister, Norma Burtrum;

Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Nina E (Kamons) Newberry; brother, Calvin (Jane) Newberry; sisters, Eunice (Ray) Holloway and Catherine (Howard) Harris; brother-in-law, Tommie Burtrum; sister-in-law, Betty Newberry; 2 daughters, Cynthia Newberry and Joyce Czerwonka; 3 grandchildren, Lacey, Alex, Jordan; 2 great grand-children, Gracie and Carson and many extended family members.

Memorial services will be 10 AM on Monday July 17, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home with inurnment at a later date in White Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Kansas City Hospice or American Cancer Society.

(Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 N. Antioch Rd., Gladstone, MO 64119, 816-452-8419)