George Newkirk

George Eryl Newkirk, a resident of Dresden passed suddenly at his home on Saturday August 10, 2019. Son of the late Eryl and Dorothy Newkirk. George leaves behind his daughter Cynthia “Cindy” Wilson (Elliott), two granddaughters that he was extremely proud of, Amanda and Hollie Wilson. Survived by his younger brother Steve Newkirk (Cheryl), nieces and nephews Joseph Newkirk, Stephanie Woodall (Stuart), Danielle Beradine (Mark) and Timothy Newkirk. As well as great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Dianne Newkirk (2018). George worked from 1966-2002 as a Quality Supervisor for the suspension manufacturer Eaton Yale/ Oxford Automotive. He will be remembered as a dedicated worker, having a love of classic cars and a kind and generous pet owner. He will be deeply missed and forever remembered. A private internment will take place at Blackburn Cemetery.

18 Comments on “George Newkirk”

  1. Cindy and Elliott and girls,
    So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Thinking of you. Hugs.
    Brian, Francine and family

  2. Cindy, Elliott and girls.
    My deepest condolences ,sending thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time, will miss our monthly phone calls.

  3. Cindy, Elliott and girls,
    I’m very sorry for your loss of your dad, grampa ,sending thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time, hugs!

  4. Cindy and family,
    So sorry to hear of your dad passing.
    Sending many healing thoughts and prayers to you all.
    Spish, Robin, Hunter and Keele

  5. George and myself were good friends years and years ago in grade school and senior public school.
    Sadly we lost contact with each other.
    I will always remember George as a fun loving easy going guy.
    My sincere condolences to his entire family.

  6. Steve, Cheryl and family, Cindy, Elliott and girls. So sorry for your loss. Find strength in each other. And know he will always be with you and protecting you.

    Dave and Shari Morrison

  7. Reading these comments has reminded me how much fun it was growing up in Wallaceburg in the ’50s. George was 4 years older than me, was always the instigator and was such a funny guy. Throw into the mix our cousin Guy McCreery and our many sleep overs at our Gramma Lawson’s were hilarious. Gramma akways sat with us just to make sure the jokes were tasteful and laughed just as hard as we did. Many a night I went to bed with sore sides from laughing so hard. That’s what I remember most fondly about my brother.

  8. So sorry for you loss. Remember George so well and such a well liked fellow. Steve & family Cindy & family are in our thoughts and prayers. Julie and Dan Shaw

  9. Sorry for your loss. So many good memories of George and the family growing up. When I was a kid I called him uncle George. George helped me learn how to drive a stick shift on the fourth concession outside of Wallaceburg in the mid 80’s. George loved his family and always had a soft spot in his heart for animals. I know he will be missed. Rest In Peace George

  10. Cindy, Elliott, Amanda and Holly
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You have our sincere condolences.

  11. So sorry to hear that George has passed away. We had so many great times hangin out after work. George and I worked together for 10 years at Eaton Yale. George will be sadly missed by all his old work buddies. My sympathy to Cindy, Steve and the family

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