Leland C. Newell
Leland C. Newell, M.D. went home to be with our Lord on July 7, 2014 in Melbourne, FL. He was born in Indianapolis, IN on November 10, 1935 and he grew up in Greenhills, OH. He graduated from Otterbein University, University of Cincinnati Medical School and served as a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force. After completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, he practiced for 32 years in West Palm Beach, FL.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nita; children, Cyndy Beebe (Jeff), Joe Newell (Nancy), Laura Worth (Scott), and Jane LeBlanc (Tim); grandchildren, Kaylie, Ben, Kyle, Allacyn, Grace, Hayden, Brooke, Megann, Jenna, Erynn, and Leland; his sister, Jane Cochran (Wally); and many relatives and friends.
There will be a celebration of his life on July 22, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Presbyterian Church of the Good Shepherd at 810 W. Florida Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Presbyterian Church of the Good Shepherd or the William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, FL.
Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on July 13, 2014