Obituary: Richard Newell

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Richard Harlan Newell, 73, of Parker passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was born to Harlan and Theda Newell on July 18, 1940, in San Diego.

Richard served with honor in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a longtime parts business owner in both Lake Havasu City and Parker. He loved hot rods, relics and car shows.

Richard was preceded in death by his father, mother, son and daughter. He leaves behind his sisters, Shirley (Robert) Martin and Nancy Albright; daughters Darla Matthews and Sandra Newell; stepsons, Rodney Hayes and Scott Hayes; six grandsons, six granddaughters and eight great grandchildren. Richard was a beloved brother, uncle, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Richard will be missed by all that were lucky enough to know him, his smile, his charm and witty personality. 'Til we see you again.

Services will be held at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 2791 Inca Drive, Lake Havasu City, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 and is open to all.