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In Memory of

Donald Edward Newby

July 26, 1930 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


Donald Edward Newby, 87, died Friday, August 4th at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama after a long battle with heart disease.
Mr. Newby was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Audrey Newby, Son Donald Newby, Daughter Billie Newby and Grandson
Ervin J. Gallas III. He is survived by his Daughter Deborah L. Gallas, Son-in-Law Ervin J. Gallas II, Granddaughter Audrey Gallas
and Great Grandsons Mathias Anaya, Justin Anaya and Lance Langowski.
Donald served in both the Army and Air Force. He is a veteran of the Korean War. He was...

Donald Edward Newby, 87, died Friday, August 4th at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama after a long battle with heart disease.
Mr. Newby was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Audrey Newby, Son Donald Newby, Daughter Billie Newby and Grandson
Ervin J. Gallas III. He is survived by his Daughter Deborah L. Gallas, Son-in-Law Ervin J. Gallas II, Granddaughter Audrey Gallas
and Great Grandsons Mathias Anaya, Justin Anaya and Lance Langowski.
Donald served in both the Army and Air Force. He is a veteran of the Korean War. He was a Graphic Illustrator in the Air Force and
served all over the world. After retirement, he and his wife opened a successful sign painting business, Artistic Signs, in Albuquerque,
New Mexico. In the early '90s he and his wife, Audrey, made the decision to close the business for full time retirement and move back
to Alabama and eventually bought a home in Semmes.
Donald's was a talented and prolific artist but his greatest legacy was his love and devotion to his wife and family which carried on
until the day of his death. He will be greatly missed by those he left behind.
Services will be held Tuesday, August 8th at 2pm. Viewing will begin for family at 11am and 12pm for everyone else.