Conrad Jerome Newell died peacefully surrounded by his family on November 13, 2017. He was born in Geneva, Alabama on December 31, 1924 to the late W.J. and Lilly Newell. Conrad was predeceased by his daughter, Vicki Newell Sylvester, five sisters, and three brothers.

Conrad and his family moved to Wilmington in 1968 where he joined his brother as part owner of Newell Inc. After thirty-five years the business was sold, and the Newell brothers retired. In his retirement Conrad started a business, Newell Glass Repair. He enjoyed this new venture for twenty years. Through this new business he made and thoroughly enjoyed many new friends.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, and their son, Gary Newell and wife, Tammy Parker Newell; son-in-law, David Sylvester; and six grandchildren who called him “Pop”.
Conrad was a man of strong Christian convictions and high moral values. He served the Lord faithfully throughout his adult life. He was named “Deacon Emeritus” by his church, Temple Baptist Church, 1801 Market Street.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Temple Baptist Church with Senior Pastor, Dr. Mark Gaskins, officiating; assisted by Dr. Del Parkerson and Dr. Steve Spangler.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Temple Baptist Church.