Hubert R. Newcomer, 93, North Manchester, IN passed away Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 7:10 p.m. at Timbercrest Healthcare, North Manchester, IN. He was born to Floyd Vincent and Mary Marie (Fox) Newcomer on June 27, 1922 in Monroe Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana. Hubert married Alice Nadine Andrews Baldwin on June 2, 1946 in Spring Creek Church of the Brethren, she survives. He was a member of the North Manchester Church of the Brethren. Hubert graduated from Sidney High School, Sidney, IN in 1940, he attended one year of Bethany Bible School from 1947-1948. He Graduated from McPherson College, Kansas, in 1950 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Hubert went on to get a Master of Divinity Degree from Bethany Theological Seminary in 1953. Growing up Hubert was responsible for helping his father on the farm while attending school. He was licensed in 1946 and ordained in 1950 in the Spring Creek Church of the Brethren. Hubert went on to Pastor at Polo Church of the Brethren, Illinois, for five years and Manchester Church of the Brethren for seven years. Hubert then joined the Denominational staff for twelve years. Spending five years on the Department of Interpretation/Stewardship and seven years as the Annual Conference Manager. He was the Executive Director of The Palms of Sebring Retirement Community, Sebring, FL. From 1977-1988 retiring in 1988. Hubert served 65 years in Church of the Brethren Ministries. In 1993 he moved to Timbercrest Senior Living Community. Hubert is survived by his three daughters, Nancy (John) Moore, Wilmington, OH, Kathy (Alan) Uecke, West Chicago, IL, and Beverly (Fred) Schmidt, Williamston, MI; one sister, Vivian Miller, North Manchester, IN; one brother-in-law, Charles Eugene (Gene) Valentine, North Manchester, IN; and ten grandchildren, Erin (Jerry) Socha, Nathan (Michele) Moore, Ryan (Alicia) Uecke, Jeffery (Brianna) Uecke, Steven (Erin) Uecke, Laura Uecke, Jacob Uecke, Daisy (Ericka Bates) Schmidt, April Schmidt, Abigail (Drew) Ruonavaana and 13 great grandchildren. Hubert was proceeded in death by four sisters and one brother. Services Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 N. Beckley Street, North Manchester, IN. The family will receive friends following the service. Pastor Kurt Borgmann will officiate. Burial will be in the Manchester Church of the Brethren Memorial Garden at a later date. For those who wish to honor the memory of Hubert Newcomer, memorial contributions may be made to MELC operating costs, 806 W. South
Street, North Manchester, IN 46962, Timbercrest Charitable Assistance, PO Box 501, North Manchester,
IN 46962 or Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 N. Beckley Street, North
Manchester, IN 46962To send a private condolence to the Newcomer family, use the condolence link on the McKee Mortuary homepage.