Harold  Newkirk
Harold Lee Newkirk, 84, of Covington, Ind., died at 3:43 a.m. EDT Friday, October, 11, 2019, at The Waters of Covington.
He was born February 26, 1935, in Wabash Township south of Covington, the son of Freeman and Stella (Williams) Newkirk.
Harold was a life resident of Fountain County and attended Covington Schools. He loved his family.
Harold was an Army veteran, serving 1954 to 1956. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed trap shooting, hunting, trapping, mushrooming, Indiana basketball and Cleveland Indians.
He was employed at Heatcraft several years, retiring in 1997.
Harold married Ruth A. Pitzer on June 14, 1959. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, Pam (Bruce) Whitfield, Terry Newkirk and Rodger (Jenny) Newkirk, all of Covington; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. His parents; a son, Dennis Ray; three brothers; and three sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, October 15, at First Assembly of God, Covington, with Carla Bowling officiating. Burial with military honors by the Army and Veedersburg American Legion will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. EDT Monday, October 14, at First Assembly of God. Shelby Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com
Published on October 11, 2019


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Jamie Hendershot
Oct 13, 2019
Harold was always quick with a joke, a smile,and a hug. Much Love and Hugs to the family.
Robert F Summers
Oct 12, 2019
Always enjoyed our talks about the military and how much it effected our lives. Lord you are getting a god one!