Robert D. Newland of Bedford passed away Monday afternoon at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford at the age of 87.
Born in 1921 in Bedford to Dean and Myra Newland, Robert was a retired pilot for Cummins, Army veteran of World War II, and member of Free Methodist Church, Old Timers Club of Bedford Airport and American Legion Gillen Post #33.
He is survived by his son Larry, 2 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and one nephew.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Beulah, and one nephew.
Services will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00am at Free Methodist Church with burial to follow at Crawford Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00pm today at Day & Carter Mortuary.