Joe T. Newberry II

Date of Birth

June 26, 1961

Date of Death

January 28, 2023

Beloved father, son, brother, and friend, Joe Newberry, passed away Jan. 28, 2023. His family remembers his artistic talent, meticulous work ethic, humor, kindheartedness, care for animals, and great love for his children. Joe grew up in Manitou Springs, CO and later lived in Santa Barbara for many years, enjoying nature, family, and friends from work and church communities. His interests were photography, music, guitar, carpentry, nature, dogs, and Christian studies. He graduated from the Brooks Institute of Photography in 1991. He worked in construction and most recently lived in Bend, OR near close friend Kimberly Evans.

He is predeceased by his father, Joe T. Newberry. He is survived by his mother, Letha Woodring and her husband, Tom Woodring, brothers, Matt and David Newberry, children, RaeAna Laynes and Taylor Newberry, grandson Hendrix Newberry, and ex-wife Lisa Mantych.

Friends and family are invited to join the memorial on Sunday, April 2 at 4 PM at Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara: 1 N Calle Cesar Chavez Suite 21, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Contact:


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