Larry Gale Newbrough Sr. went home to be with his Lord at 4:20 p.m. July 9, 2014, at his home in Marietta, following a brief illness with cancer.
He was born Feb. 6, 1944, in Salina, Kansas, the son of the late Gale O. and Mary Elizabeth Newbrough. He had worked at Pattin Manufacturing and later as a janitor at Fort Frye. He was an avid coon hunter for many years.
He is survived by his sons, Larry (Jay, Bubba) Newbrough Jr. (fiancee, Joy Henthorne), Larry (Dink) Wheeler Jr. (Rock) of Marietta; four grandchildren, Larry Newbrough III of Dalzell, Camron Barnhouse and Jason Wheeler of Marietta and Shannon McGlumphy of Belpre; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Newbrough; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, one brother and a grandmother.
He donated his body to The Ohio State University in Columbus. Per his request, there will be no service.