Mr. Robert Henry “Sonny” Newcomb, age 81 of Trenton, passed away 3:10 AM, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Hearthstone Place in Elkton of natural causes. Services will be Tuesday March 30, 2021 11:00 a.m. at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Cummings, Rev. Jesse Brown and Mr. John Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in the Edgewood Cemetery in Trenton, KY. The services will live-streamed from our website lathamfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be Monday March 29, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home.
Mr. Sonny was born August 27, 1939 in Trenton, KY. He was a master carpenter having worked all over Todd Co., KY Christian Co., KY and Montgomery Co., TN. He also taught a carpentry class at Austin Peay State University as well as worked on campus. He was an ordained deacon and a member of the Elkton Baptist Church. He had held the position of Deputy Police in Trenton and he was a veteran of the Trenton Volunteer Fire Department. He was a people person and loved to sing gospel songs. He loved the Lord and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Will Douglas Newcomb and Onie Catherine Johnson Newcomb and his sister, Elizabeth Newcomb Osborn.
He is survived by his wife of 62years, Goldie Mae Newcomb of Trenton, his daughter, Beth Boyd and her husband Eddie of Olmstead, his grandchildren, Jennifer Miller and her husband Shane of Clarksville, TN and Brad Boyd and his wife Kyla of Clarksville, TN; his great grandchildren, Nicholas Boyd, Braely Boyd, Everett Miller and Lizzie Miller.
Special thanks and love to the staff at Hearthstone Place for around the clock dedication. The family asks that donations be given to, Hearthstone Place or Trenton Fire Department.
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