Phillip Wayne Newberg, 43, died suddenly Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Pagosa Springs.
Phillip moved to Pagosa Springs in 1996 to be with his family.
He worked in the retail industry and in construction. He was the kindest, sweetest, gentlest giant and a most beloved husband.
He is survived by his wife, Edith; his mother, Imogene Lestelle; his brother, Frank Newberg, Jr.; his niece Jenelle and her husband, Joshua Mobley, and their two children, Willow and Kaleb; his uncles Don and Roger Wilson and their families; and his favorite cousins, David and Margaret Wilson and Michelle Samples.
Services were held Monday, June 20, 2011, in Pagosa Springs. His ashes will be scattered where the eagles fly, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Grace Church in Pagosa (301 N. Pagosa Blvd., Pagosa Springs, CO 81147) and/or to the National MS Society, Colorado/Wyoming Chapter, P.O. Box 172625, Denver CO 80217. Be sure to include “In memory of Phillip Newberg.”