Clarence Rogers Newby II

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Clarence Rogers Newby II, 61, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Clarence was born Octob. 6, 1959, in Kansas City, Mo., to James R. and Galdys R. (Harden) Newby. He was united in marriage to Cathy C. Bunker on Nov. 1, 1991, in Nevada, and she survives of the home.

Clarence was raised in Kansas City and lived most of his adult life in Nevada. He worked for Peerless Products in Fort Scott for many years. Clarence enjoyed fishing and camping with his family, hunting, woodworking, landscaping, and was an Elvis Presly Fan. He especially loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Cathy, he is survived by his children, Shawn Igou (Shasta), Edinburg, Ill., Kevin Igou, Walker, Mo., Melissa Jones (Dustin), Nevada, Melisa Beisly (Bob), Nevada, Jonathan Richards, Nevada, and Anthony Richards (Madi), Nevada; 11 grandchildren, including granddaughter, Zoey Leer, whom Clarence and Cathy had raised since infancy; two sisters, Barbara Kisner (Melvin), Warrensburg, Mo., and Diane Kidd, Harrisonville, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 18, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Jeff Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Walker, Mo. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home

Those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing and are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.

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