Donald G. Newbold

Born: Sun., Oct. 9, 1932
Died: Fri., Jan. 22, 2016


1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Donald G. Newbold, 83, Oblong, IL, passed away on Friday January 22, 2016 at Casey Health Care Center, Casey, IL.

Donald was born on October 9, 1932 in Crawford County, IL near Hardinville and was the son of Daniel Franklin Newbold and Lana (Musgrave) Newbold. On January 22, 1956 he married Donna Brown.

Donald had worked at Mont Eagle Mills Inc. and Yale Farm Equipment, but he was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the Oblong High School Class of 1950; 55 year plus member of the Oblong Masonic Lodge #644 AF & AM and a member of the Crawford County Farm Bureau. Donald enjoyed tractor pulling and did pulling for many years.

Donald is survived by his wife Donna Newbold, Oblong, IL; a son and daughter-in-law Mark and Judy Newbold, Oblong, IL; a daughter and son-in-law Jeannea and Marion Shier, Chenoa, IL; three grandchildren David Shier of Taylorville, IL, Megan and Mitchell Faulkner, Casey, IL and Beth Fiscus, Oblong, IL; two Great-grandchildren Sophia Faulkner, Casey, IL and Jacob Fiscus, Oblong, IL; two brothers Jesse Newbold, Robinson, IL and H. W. “Butch” Newbold of Oblong, IL; two sisters Doris Smith, Anderson, IN and Norma Diel, Brazil, IN; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jane and Harold Sholders, Willow Hill, IL and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Donald in death were his parents; a sister Mary Crapo; five brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law.

Celebration of Donald’s Life will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday January 26, 2016 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL, with Bro. Phil Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery, rural Jasper County, IL. near Oblong, IL. Visitation will be from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Schools Academic Foundation or to one of the donor’s choice. Envelopes will be at or mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL. 62449.

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