John Edward Newville Sr.

September 19, 2021


John Edward Newville Sr., age 75, of Tustin passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 19,2021. He was born on June 27, 1946 to Elvin Harold Edward and Tina (Middleton) Newville in Grand Rapids.

He had driven over the road freight for over 40 years. He was a jack of all trades and was able to fix about anything that needed fixed. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and hunt.

John is survived by a special friend, Sandy Rule of Tustin, children, John (Buffy) Newville of Luther, Elvin (Blanca) Newville of Grand Rapids, Edwin (Alison) Newville of Rothbury, David Newville of Rothbury, and Sue McKinney of McBain. There are two grandchildren, Justin (Steffani) Newville of Luther and Brandon Newville of Luther, and greatgrandchildren, Vanessa and Ayden Newville of Luther and siblings, Larry Holden of Greenville, Becky Vaicus of Lowell and Richard Newville of Irons surviving. His former wife, Mary Wagner of Luther is also surviving. There are many nieces and nephew.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Elvin and Tina Middleton, and siblings, Lois Newville, Alice and many more.

According to John’s wishes no services will take place. The Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain is handling the arrangements and thoughts and prayers may be left at

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