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Robert Russell Newbanks

Death 2 Nov 2009 (aged 85)
Burial Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Garden of Everlasting Life
Memorial ID 100044354 · View Source
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Robert R. Newbanks, 85, of Parkersburg passed away Nov. 2, 2009, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 19, 1924, at Palestine, Wirt County, W.Va., a son of the late Wirt Richard and Loi Lott Newbanks.

Robert retired as a bricklayer and was a lifetime member of the Bricklayers Union. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed playing chess and was a great dancer. He was a U.S. Navy wounded veteran, having served in World War II, and was later a member of the VFW.

Surviving is a daughter, Judy J. Harris and husband, Troy, of Parkersburg; a son, Russell Earic Newbanks of Waverly, W.Va.; two brothers, Lloyd L. and Ralph D. Newbanks; one sister-in-law, Helen Newbanks; one brother-in-law, Millard Atkinson Sr.; 18 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma V. Snider Newbanks; and 10 siblings.

A committal service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sunset Memory Gardens Chapel of Peace with Mr. Jim Lynch officiating and full military rites conducted by American Legion Post 15 of Parkersburg.

The Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Parkersburg News & Sentinel




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