TERRE HAUTE - John Conrad Newman Sr., "Colonel," 79, of Terre Haute, departed on January 5, 2020 in Union Hospital. He was born on October 20, 1940 in Terre Haute to John E. Newman and Classo Allen Newman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David W. Newman; brother, Ed Newman; and a sister, Judy Newman Brown. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Myers Newman, whom he married February 7, 1959. He is survived by one son, John C. Newman Jr. (Michelle); and one brother, Jim Newman (Jeannie). He is survived by a sister in-law, Ed's widow, Nancy Newman; as well as several nieces and nephews, and other close family members.
John was the owner of Shadow Auction Barn for the last 26 years and obtained his auctioneer's license on January 20, 1988. He as a member of the Coin and Bottle Club where he had served as president. He was past master of Humboldt Lodge 42.
Private funeral services are scheduled for 11:00a.m., Thursday, January 9, 2020 . Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, from 10:00a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804 was entrusted with arrangements. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Shriners's Childrens Hospital. Online condolences may be made at:
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