Robert Scott Newby

by Lynn McMillen
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Funeral service for Robert Scott Newby, age 72, of Athens will be 2:30 PM on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at Parkway Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Lynn Terry officiating.  The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery.  Guestbook available at

Mr. Newby, who died Friday, December 1, 2023, in Athens, was born September 12, 1951, to Merritt and Virginia Newby .   He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Bill Newby.

Mr. Newby was a police officer for 32 years, he also worked for the U.S. Marshall’s office and was a United States Marine.  He loved his family dearly especially his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by:
Wife-RaeTerry Newby
Sons-Nic Swader (Katelyn), Austin Rodgers (Lori)
Daughters-Kim Newby, Katelin Newby (James), Isabel Newby
Grandchildren-Kai Newby, Sage Newby, Eli Rodgers, Leia Rodgers, Duncan Rodgers, Jackson Swader
Sister-Ann Newby Wood

Pallbearers will be Joseph Cannon, Michael Roper, Arthur Thomas, Roland Brown, Charlie Burton, Chris Walls, James Brown.

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