Marc Anthony NewberryOctober 21, 1996 ~ April 28, 2017 (age 20)
Marc Anthony Newberry, 20, our beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend of all who knew him, passed away suddenly and far too early, April 28, 2017. He is loved by many and known for his big heart, positive outlook and his smile. Marc graduated from Saint Leo College in Florida on an academic scholorship. He had many accolades and accomplishments in his short life including: recipient of the Key to the City for the "Do the Right Thing" award; The Grace Yetta and Willa Jane Yurick Academic Excellence and Community Involvement Scholarship to the Quest Program; only winner of Coach Loux's $100.00 challenge (now know as the Newberry $100 Challenge) at Gulfview Middle School; recipient of the Student Athlete Award at Naples High School where he played football, ran track and played lacrosse; making the Deans List at St. Leo; a founding brother in the Kappa Sigma Fraternity; and co-angler of the Year for three years in a row in a local bass club.
Marc's loving family includes his parents, John H. Newberry, Jr. and Michele Newberry; sister, Jamie Newberry; paternal grandfather, John H. Newberry, Sr.; maternal grandparents, Tom and Dottie Cress; uncles, Brian (Lawren) Cress, Aaron Newberry, Hanon and Chad Prescott; cousins, Hana and Reice Newberry and Jakob and Morgan Cress. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary and Hanon Combs.
A Celebration of Marc's life will be held Monday, May 8, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd. Naples.