Newell D. Shaver, 86, of Elkhart died on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital.
He was born December 7, 1932 in Elkhart to the late Lewis and Letha (McCullough) Shaver. Also preceding him in death are a sister, Norma Kiser and a brother, Larry Shaver.
On May 25, 1956, Newell married the former Julia M. Thompson in Angola, IN. Julia died on September 12, 1994. Surviving are four children: Diana (Mill) Floyd and Karen (Steve) Chamness, both of Elkhart; Chuck (Carole) Shaver of Ann Arbor, MI and Connie Shaver of Granger; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren and one sister, Marlene (Buck) Howard of Bristol, IN.
Newell was an over the road truck driver and proudly served his country in the U. S. Army.
Visitation for Newell will be on Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Rice Cemetery