John Louis Newland Sr. passed away peacefully on Sunday January 16, 2022 at the age of 93. John was a loving and generous family man who was an active member of the Whitehall Church of the Nazarene where he proudly served as a Sunday School teacher, Board of Christian Life Member, Usher, Board Member, and Hall Greeter. John also served in the US Navy as well as the US Army 11th Airborne Division as a paratrooper during the Korean War.
John is survived by his wife of 68 years, Starling "Star" Newland ; children, Ron (Angela) Newland, John Newland Jr, Kathryn(Steve) Thurman, Liz (Joe Kagenski) Herron; grandchildren, Nicole (Jonathan) Scott, Abrian Newland, Ryan Thurman, Laura Thurman, Jane Newland, Nicholas Herron, Alexandra Herron and Sean Herron.
Along with his parents Leroy and Ruth Newland, he was preceded in death by his grandson, John Newland lll; sister, Ruth Ann; brothers, James and Albert.
A visitation will be held on THURSDAY, Jan 20, 2022, from 11AM-12PM, at the Pfeifer Funeral Home, 7915 E Main St, Reynoldsburg Ohio 43068, where his funeral will follow at 12Noon, with Rev. Jack Johnson officiating. Internment to follow in the Obetz Cemetery, 4455 Groveport Rd, Obetz Ohio, 43207.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Whitehall Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 739 S Yearling Rd, Columbus, Ohio, 43213.