Bob Newcomb passed six weeks short of turning 94 in Bertrand.
Bob moved to Friend to become the shop teacher and coach at the high school in 1954 and taught for three years. He was married to Janice Haussler, the sister of the late Jeannie Vojta. Many long-time residents of the area still remember him fondly and is still referred to as Bartley Bob by residents from Benkleman to Arapahoe.
His son, Doug Newcomb, followed in his footsteps, as coach and shop teacher. Condolences can be sent to him at: 707 Hartford, St., Stratton 69043. A more detailed obituary can be viewed online at Lockenour Mortuary in Cambridge.