William David Newby, Jr., age 61 of Dandridge (formerly of Knoxville), passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 at Tennova North Knoxville Medical Center.
David loved camping, fishing, working on old cars, and any project on which he could use his hands. He was a talented carpenter, and had the ability to fix most anything. He was a member of Swannsylvania Baptist Church in Dandridge and attended Fulton High School.
David was preceded in death by his father, William David Newby, Sr. He is survived by his mother and stepfather; Judy Cardwell Holbert and Bobby Gene Holbert of Dandridge; brother, Martin Newby of Fayetteville, Georgia; sister, Chris Newby of Knoxville; and best friend, Mike Peach of Ashland City.
A private interment service will be held with Pastor Mike Hensley officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to God’s Willing Vessels Food Pantry, c/o Swannsylvania Baptist Church; PO Box 1168 – Dandridge, TN 37725.
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