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Robert Kenneth Newhouse

August 27, 1951 — December 27, 2021

On Monday, December 27, Bob Newhouse, loving husband father and brother, passed away at the age of 70.
Bob was born on August 14, 1951 in Omaha, Nebraska and was adopted by Ken and Jean Newhouse on November 1, 1952. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Kearney State College with a Major in Chemistry and Minor in Math. He married his wife Linda of 40 years on July 25, 1981. Together they raised a son Christopher and a daughter Christina.
Bob joined the Army Reserve in 1982. He became regular Army in 1985. He served for 22 years before he retired on December 24th, 2004, He then returned to work as a civilian at Fort Gordon until 2015.
When Bob was little, he and his Uncle Milt would read the National Geographic
Magazines and dream about seeing the world. With his wife they were able to see quite a bit of it. His favorite trips were the ones to Africa, Alaska and Australia. He also loved coaching his kids and others in rec. sports, In fact he kept coaching soccer even when his kids were thru, Bob had a knack of being to talk to anyone. He had a quick wit and everyone knew when he was around.
Bob was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth. and his mother, Jean. He is survived by his wife Linda, his two children, Christopher and Christina, his sister Kay,
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Greenpeace or the Golden Harvest Food Bank
.The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening, December 30, 2021 from 7:00 until 9:00 PM. It is requested that all visitors please wear a mask.

Platts Funeral Home 337 North Belair Road

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

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