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David Richard Newkirk, 77, of English, Indiana died on February 11, 2021 at Todd-Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born on February 4, 1944 to the late Woodrow and Janie Pearl (Payton) Newkirk.

He was a former assembler for the former Carpenter Bus Body Works in Mitchell, Indiana.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nellie M. (Norman) Newkirk; brothers:  Charles Ernest, Robert Thomas, and Woodrow Ferris Newkirk.

He is survived by his sons:  Richard W. Newkirk of Milltown, Indiana, Kenneth Scott Newkirk of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and James Carter Newkirk of Marengo, Indiana; a daughter:  Nancy M. Newkirk of Lubbock, Texas; brothers:  Russell Newkirk of English, Indiana, Paul Newkirk of Indianapolis, Indiana, Ralph Newkirk of Taswell, Indiana; sisters:  Grace Newkirk Kohler of Owensville, Indiana, Martha King of English, Indiana, and Nancy May of Indianapolis, Indiana; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana.  Interment will follow in the Highfill Chapel Cemetery near Taswell, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana.

Rev. Paul Newkirk will officiate the service.

Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.