Brian Wayde Newlin, 55, of Wellington, KS, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at his home.  

  Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 14 at Hillside Baptist Church in Wellington, KS. Inurnment will follow at Jordan Cemetery in rural Sumner County.   A memorial has been established to assist with funeral expenses. Contributions can be left with the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home of Wellington, Kansas. For further information or to send a condolence please visit

Brian was born on December 19, 1957 in Wichita, KS the son of Donald Edward and Juanita (King) Newlin.  He was reared and educated in Wichita, graduating from Campus High School in 1976.  On December 19, 1976 he was united in marriage to Cindy Metcalf Newlin in Tulsa, OK.  Brian worked as an aerospace inspector for over 30 years.  He enjoyed collecting knives.  Motorcycles and old muscle cars were his hobbies as well.  

  Surviving to honor his memory include his wife Cindy of the home; his daughter, Juanita Porter and husband Melvin of Leeds, Alabama; his son, Brian Newlin, II and wife Nikki of Wellington, KS; his sister, Donita Rau of Wichita, KS; his brothers, Don Newlin of Haysville, KS and Chris Newlin of Little Rock, AR; his mother, Juanita Crowden of Wichita, KS; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Metcalf of Wichita, KS; his 5 grandchildren, Mariah Newlin, Brian Newlin, III, Quentin Newlin, Jaydon Porter and Gabrielle Porter.

Preceding him in death are his father, his son, Eric Michael Newlin, and his grandparents.