Johnie Ray Newbound of Belle died January 11, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was 68 years old. John was born on October 14, 1942, in Belle to the late Edward and Irene Koenig Newbound. On September 18, 1965, John was married to Beverly Howard and to this union two children were born.
Surviving John is his wife, Beverly, his children Mike Newbound with his wife Tonya of Linn and Cindy Kay Curtis with her husband Homer of High Gate. Also surviving are two sisters Lorna Jones and Freda Oliver. There are two grand daughters Kaylee and Kaycee Newbound.
John is preceded in death by a sister Wilma Tibbetts, one brother Bruce Newbound and an infant brother Michael.
John had worked for 20 years as a bricklayer for Rose Bricklayers of Owensville. He retired after 26 years with Kingsford Charcoal.
Services for John were held on Friday, January 14, 2011 from Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. Interment was at Liberty Cemetery, Belle, Mo.