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Harold Lee Newkirk

February 26, 1935 — October 11, 2019

Harold Lee Newkirk, 84, of Covington died at 3:43 A.M. Friday October, 11, 2019 at the Waters of Covington. He was born February 26, 1935 in Wabash Township south of Covington the son of Freeman and Stella (Williams) Newkirk.

Harold was a life resident of Fountain County and attended Covington Schools. He loved his family. Harold was an Army veteran, serving 1954 to 1956.  He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed trap shooting, hunting, trapping, mushrooming, Indiana Basketball, and Cleveland Indians.  He was employed at Heatcraft several years retiring in 1997.

Harold married Ruth A. Pitzer June 14, 1959, and she survives. Also surviving are three children, Pam (Bruce) Whitfield, Terry Newkirk, and Rodger (Jenny) Newkirk, all of Covington, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  His parents, a son Dennis Ray, three brothers, and three sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be Tuesday October 15, 2019 at 11:00 A. M. at the First Assembly of God, Covington with Carla Bowling officiating. Burial with military honors by the Army and Veedersburg American Legion will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 P. M. Monday October 14, 2019 at the First Assembly of God.  Shelby Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Condolences to the family: .


First Assembly of God Church

Monday, October 14, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 421 Market Street
Covington, Indiana 47932 Directions Funeral Service

First Assembly of God Church

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 421 Market Street
Covington, Indiana 47932 Directions
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