Newby, Andy B. (Trenton)
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Andy B. Newby, Jr., 86, of Trenton, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at his residence. He was a loving husband, uncle and friend. Andy was hard-working, kind, compassionate man who never met a stranger, and had a passion for camping and staying busy. He was a member of Hooker Church of Christ.
Andy was a 1953 graduate of Dade County High School, and served in the Army from 1956-1962. He was a senior ranger with the Georgia Forestry Commission for 34 years, retiring in 1992. Following his retirement, he established his lawn mowing business, which he ran until 2018. He was involved in many organizations in Dade County throughout the years.
Andy was preceded in death by his parents, Brown and Carrie Newby; brother, John Earl; and sister, Nancy Barnhart.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Kathleen Newby; special “son,” Eric “Bo” Hill, of Trenton; nephews, Milton (Julie) Stephens, of Lynnville, Tn., Winfred (Nita) Keith, of Mt. Juliet; Mike (Darlene) Keith, of Cleveland and Mark Cross, of Trenton; niece, Connie Cross, of Trenton; sisters-in-law, Betty Keith and Bertha Cross; and brother-in-law, Roy (Shirley) Stephens, all of Trenton. Andy is also survived by his “adopted” family, Larry and Kay Hill, of Trenton, as well as several great-nephews and -nieces and a multitude of friends.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Chattanooga for the care provided; particularly nurses Harley and Mary.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from noon-2 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Trenton Chapel of Moore Funeral Home, with Minister Milton Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.