June 4, 1958 – June 30, 2013
Newport, Keith Roy
Keith Roy Newport, 55, of South Sardis, BC, passed away suddenly on June 30,2013. Keith is already greatly missedby Corry, his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 34 years, his awesome children, Chris (Kara), Kim (Sean) and Brandon and the grandchildren he adored, Keaton,Kason, Cali and Sean Keith. He leaves behind his father Barney and was predeceased by his mother Valerie. He is missed by sister Lynn, Corry’s parents Peter and Hendrika Vink and large family of sister & brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews. Keith always took the time to hear about the kid’s plans and dreams, to help and encourage them. He will also be missed by his many close and dear friends.
He was loud, proud, generous and we loved him! He would help anyone and everyoneand will be greatly missed in an eclectic circle of communities - UFV Trades, Chilliwack Minor Hockey, Oldtimer’s Hockey, Chilliwack Chiefs and Billet Program, Special Olympics, Chilliwack Fire Department, Mission Drag Racers, Young Farmers Association and others. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 pm at Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church, 9800 McNaught Road, Chilliwack, the site of happy memories for Keith and Corry, where they wed and baptized their 3 beautiful children. A Celebration of Life, in true Newport fashion, will follow at apprx. 4:00pm at the Chilliwack Corn Maze Pavillion, 41905 Yale Road West. In lieu of flowers, the family gratefully requests donations to be made in memory of Keith toward a UFV Trades Scholarship by visiting www.ufv.ca/keithnewport Or to Special Olympics h t t p s : / / w w w. s p e c i a l o l y m -pics.bc.ca/ways give/donateonline.
Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 604-792-1344. www.hendersonsfunerals.com
- Memorial Service Saturday, July 20, 2013
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November 24, 2013
Corry and family. We are so sorry to hear of Keith's passing. We didn't know until we saw his dad had also passed away. You were great neighbours.. Sandy and Gerry Trelenberg (Falkland, BC)
July 20, 2013
Keith you are so greatly missed at UFV TRADES!! It will never be the same there without you my friend!!! RIP KEITH NEWPORT. Your spirit will live on thoughout UFV TRADES CENTER HALLWAYS. Hey..."pull my finger"
July 9, 2013
I will never forget his laughter, his great humour and the friend I made. You were always there to help me and everyone else. I'll miss our rides in the golf cart ( my face won't ). Things won't be the same again. I will miss you and think of you always. Thanks for being there.