Richard C. (Ricky) Newell, Jr. passed to a better life on March 28, 2019.

Richard C. (Ricky) Newell, Jr. passed to a better life on March 28, 2019. Richard was born at the City Hospital in Shawnee, on Nov. 24, 1946, to Bette and Richard Newell of Earlsboro. He married Charlott Kay Newell on Feb. 16, 1974. They had one child, Sue Anna Lee Roberts. They were married over 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Rhonda; mother, Bette Newell; father, Richard C. Newell and niece, Amy Sellers.

He is survived by his wife, Charlott Kay Newell; daughter, Sue Anna (Kevin) Roberts, two grandsons, Anthony (Tony) Newell and Alexander D. Farrell, two great granddaughters, Lilly and April, all of Shawnee; uncle, Raymond Newell, Shawnee; aunt, Ercel Brown, Shawnee; two brother-in-laws, Bill (Betty) Shaw, Humble, Texas, and Ralph (Sylvia) Shaw, San Antonio, Texas; sister-in-law, Judy (Dick) Sellers, Shawnee and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him.

Richard was a member of Thompson Heights Church of Christ. He was a volunteer of Heartland Hospice.

A memorial will be held Wednesday, April 3, at the Thompson Heights Church of Christ at 2 p.m., Terry Newell and Ray Newell will officiate.

Any memorials may be sent to Heartland Hospice Volunteers, Karen Cleveland-Herron, 2802 N. Kickapoo, Shawnee, OK. 74804.