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Roy Wayne Newport

Obituary Roy Wayne Newport, 82, of Tompkinsville, Kentucky passed away Friday, March 8, 2018 at his home in Tompkinsville. He was born September 2, 1935 in Monroe County, Kentucky to the late Charlie Elton Newport and Permelia Elizabeth Hammer. He was a retired school bus driver for The Monroe County Board of Education and a retired farmer. He was a member of the Tompkinsville Church of Christ. He served in the United States Army for four years.He is survived by his wife Betty Jean (Ross) Newport of Tompkinsville, one son: Jeffery Wayne Newport of Tompkinsville, one daughter: Lori Ann Petett of Tompkinsville. Three brothers: John Frank Newport and wife Katie of Springfield, MO, Stanley Lee Newport and wife Jeanette of Shepardsville, KY and David Elton Newport and wife Marsha of Glasgow, KY. One sister: Barbara Knight and husband Bob of Johnson City, TN. Six grandchildren: Jeffery Todd Newport, Tacey Renea Newport, Parker Curtis Petett, Spencer Ross Petett and wife Cassie, Hunter Brooke Petett, Donjheraye Newport. Four great-grandchildern: Hayden Wayne Newport, William Cade Newport, Brynn Elizabeth-Ann Newport, and Maddox Raine Newport. In addition to his parents he was proceeded in death by brother Ronald Guy Newport and Grandchild Jordan Kyle Newport.Pallbearers are: Dr. Tony Carter, Tommy Hale, Larry Tim Ross, D.T Richardson, Scott Rush and James Graves.Honorary pallbearers are: Mike Anderson, Ricky Ross, Roger Ross, Robert Ross, Harold Wilson and Ronald Hagan.Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and after 7:30 AM till funeral time on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY. Funeral services will held Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Neal Matthis will officiate.Memorials are suggested to St. Judes Children's Hospital. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Roy Wayne Newport please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation MAR 10. 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation MAR 11. 7:30 AM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service MAR 11. 2:00 PM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Roy Wayne Newport, please visit our floral store.

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Marsha Miles Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roy Newport

Sue Monday Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

taci so sorry for your loss love mema

ruth hodges Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Love, Ruth Woods & family

Ruth Woods Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM