Barry Newell retires after 40 years


Barry Newell has enjoyed working in the automotive industry for 40 years, actually getting his first job working during high school for Mr. Charlie Hawkins at Mid State Motor Company.

After discharge from USAF, he worked for Jordan Chevrolet in 1972 and when they sold to Bill Jones Motors and Cheek Ford until 1987.

He took a detour and worked as Assistant Manager at Sunflower until 1995 when he was hired at Kosciusko Auto Parts, serving 24 years.

Mr. Newell was honored at a retirement reception Wednesday.

Jay Price, owner of Kosciusko Auto Parts, said Barry has been a valued employee and wishes him all the best in his retirement.

Leave a Reply

We encourage open dialogue but if you disagree with someone, please disagree respectfully. Cruelty will not be tolerated. This is a family-friendly group.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *