Bobby Lee Newby, 67, of LaFayette, GA, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the Heritage Health Care.
He was born July 18, 1945 in Red Bank, TN, a son of the late Jack and Hazel Lorraine Newby; and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Andre and Richard Newby; and sister, Marcia Gail Steel.
Bobby served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy R. Newby; daughters, Jessica Newby of Lafayette, Sabrina Miller and Barbara Roberson of Lawton, OK; sons and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Johnna Newby of Lawton, OK, Justin Newby of Rocky Face; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack and Betty Newby of Ringgold and Eldun and Marsha Newby of Rocky Face; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Roy Keef of Ringgold; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Bobby Lee Newby will be held Friday, February 1, at 2 p.m. at the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Michael Johnson officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Mill Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, January 31.
In lieu of flower the family request donation be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel.