James Robert Newell, born Jan.18, 1939, in Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away on March 15, 2023. James was preceded by death by his wife Pauline; daughter, Carolyn Sue; father, John Henry Newell; mother, Margarette Louise Wilkinson; sister, Shirley Smith.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Robert (Ruth), Susan (Phillip), Gregory (Jeanette), and Rodney; grandchildren, Jay (Teresa), Alisha, Nathan, Jennifer, Nicholas, Shaina (Chase), Nevin (Stephanie), Daniel (Maddie), Anthony, Jessica (Robert), Alisha (Kenan), Rebecca (Christopher); and great grandchildren Crystal, Jesse, Greg, Beatriz, Mya, Autumn, Chase, William, Josie, Cali Ann, Caleb, Storey, Ava, Onyx, Wesley, Levi, Lizzie, Annie, Nevaeh, Aurora, Scarlet and Myles. Siblings Bill, John (Sue) and Mary Estes (Marvin); and several nephews, nieces, and friends.
A Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 at Calvary Community Church in Albany, Oregon.