Adam “Eddie” Newell, Sr. of Bloomfield, son of the late Adam Lee and Bertha Nancy Jaco Newell, was born near Jackson, Missouri on October 8, 1955, passed away at his home near Bloomfield on February 13, 2018, at the age of 62 years, 4 months and 5 days.
Eddie had lived in the Bloomfield area most of his life. He had worked as a truck driver for 35 years and was of the Pentacostal faith. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and loved being a truck driver.
On June 18, 1994, he was married to Wanda Jane Whipple in Leora, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Wanda Jane Newell of Bloomfield; four sons & spouses, John & Angie Newell of Bloomfield, Joeye & Una Newell of LaClede, Illinois, Adam & Chelsie Newell of Bloomfield, Terry Thomas of Bloomfield; four daughters & spouses, Tina & Darren Rodgers of Scott City, Amanda & Andy Chism of Bloomfield, Niomie & Kieth Zoellner of Friedheim, Breanna & Finney Eddington of Texarkana, Arkansas; nineteen grandchildren, Nathan, Joeye, Jr., Lonnie, Kamyron, Maybree, Clayton, Kayson, Trinydee, Tiylee, Olliver, Tiffany, Ricky, Louis, Chelsey, Andy, Bella, Macey, Tate, Kylie; one brother & wife, Ronald “Dale” & Donna Newell of Bloomfield. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Lee Newell, and father-in-law Abie Whipple.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 after 10:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield until time of service at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Poe of Jackson officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.