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DANIEL W. "DAN" NEWBY
Daniel W. "Dan" Newby, 84, of Quincy, passed away at 9:11 pm Monday (August 13, 2018) in Blessing Hospital.
Born October 5, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, Dan was the son of Mayben Proctor and Leona Kupfer Newby. He married Edith Mitchell on August 2, 1957 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She preceded him in death in May of 2012.
A 1951 graduate of Southwest High School in Kansas City, Dan then went on to receive his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State. He attended the Independent Baptist Church in Bolingbrook, Illinois. He was an Eagle Scout, enjoyed camping and was an avid Ham Radio operator. His call numbers were K5LSE. He and his wife Edith also volunteered with the Illinois Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Ministry for several years.
Mr. Newby was employed as a manager of Engineering Services for Motorola Company for over 30 years until his retirement.
Survivors include a son, John Newby (Beth) of Wheaton, IL, Michael Newby of Houston, TX and Bill Newby of Richmond, TX; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Edith and his brother Harry K. Newby.
Graveside services will be held Saturday afternoon at 3:00 in the Corinth Cemetery in Prairie Village, Kansas with Reverend John Newby officiating.
There is no visitation but friends and family are invited to attend the graveside service.
Arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.