Joel 'Joe' W. Newlon, 74, passed away on Dec. 6, 2017
Joel "Joe" Ward Newlon, 74, passed away on Dec. 6, 2017.
Joe was born on Feb. 20, 1943 in Salina, to Oliver G. and Marjorie (Sloop) Newlon. Joe graduated from Hutchinson High School and then attended Hutchinson Junior College and Wichita State University. After college he worked for Rounds and Porter Lumber Company. Later, Joe owned and operated the Prairie Wind Image Art, a screen printing business, in Augusta, for many years. Joe's hobbies were automobile restoration, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas State Wildcat Football, and all Augusta High School sports. He loved his family immensely.
Joe is survived by: his daughters Wendy (Mike) Murray of Philadelphia, Pa., Kristy (Gavin) Fitzpatrick of Augusta, and Angie (Tom) Tysor of Midland, Ga.; grandsons, Harrison Fitzpatrick and Ian Murrray; granddaughters, Erin Fitzpatrick and Ali Murray; brothers, Doug Newlon and Gary Newlon; and sister, Mary Harms.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Carol Martin Newlon; son, Gary Kent Newlon; and wife, Marilyn Faye Newlon
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army at: www.salvationarmyusa.org.
A celebration of Joe's life will occur in the spring.
Arrangements by Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, Augusta.