Joseph Lee “Joe” Newby, 64, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born May 18, 1954 and died June 2 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was a self-employed home improvement contractor and son of the late Norman Buel and Eula Pearline Cantrell Newby.
Mr. Newby is survived by his wife, Pat Newby of Gallatin; children and spouses, Joseph Lee and Linda Newby Jr. of Smithville, Stephanie Denise Newby, Dawn Marie and Jeff Myers and James Robert Newby, all of McMinnville, Timmy Ray Wilson and Tina and Mike Deering, all of Gallatin; 11 grandchildren, Makayla Rae Newby, Alexandria Leann Newby, Gabriel Mae Bateman and Rachel Ann Marie Myers, all of McMinnville, Maranda Bugg, Tori Watson and Brittany Wilson, all of Gallatin, Cheyenne Star Newby and Autumn Paige Newby, both of McMinnville, Layla Kaye Newby and Halayna Jade Newby, both of Smithville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside service and interment was Monday, June 4, at Oak Grove Cemetery with Steve Madison officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 6, 2018