Donald R. Newkirk, 79, West Harrison


Donald R. Newkirk, age 79, of West Harrison, Indiana died Monday, August 24, 2020 at Hospice of Cincinnati Twin Towers.

Born March 30, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio he was the son of the late Hazel Newkirk.  On May 26, 1962 he and the former Darlene Race were united in marriage and she survives.

Don was retired from Ogara Hess & Eisenhardt in Cincinnati where he worked for many years.  In his leisure time he enjoyed camping with his family, fishing and hunting.

Besides Darlene his wife of over 58 years, survivors include five children, Terry (Sharon) Newkirk of Brookville, Indiana, Kim (Greg) Shell of Brookville, Indiana, Pam (Scott) Wittig of Brownsburg, Indiana, Greg (Molly) Newkirk and Brian (Michelle) Newkirk all of West Harrison, Indiana; eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; a sister, Sandy Fugate of Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Family & friends may visit from 5 until 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 28, 2020 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home in Brookville.  Burial will then follow in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Brookville.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Newkirk family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit .



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