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Robert (Bob) Lee Newhouse, 64

March 29, 2011

Robert (Bob) Lee Newhouse, 64, Corsica, died Monday, March 28, 2011, at his home surrounded by loved ones, following a long, hard-fought battle with heart failure.

He was born Nov. 2, 1946, in Brookville, a son of the late Harry J. Newhouse and Naomi Newhouse Rhoades of Corsica.

He was married to Frances (Enterline) Newhouse, who preceded him in death in 1995.

Mr. Newhouse proudly served his country in the U. S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran.

He was an avid local dirt track race fan, and he restored antique Farmall tractors. He enjoyed spending time with his family and many friends.

Surviving relatives include his companion, Sara J. Webster; a brother, Dennis E. Newhouse and wife Sharon of Shippenville; a sister, Judy N. Reinard and husband Tom of Corsica; two nieces, Kathleen Newhouse of Cary, N.C., and Candace Reinard of Stump Creek; and a nephew, Steve Reinard and fiancée Hannah Moses of Alexandria, Va.

Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011, at McKinney Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville.

Memorial and military services will follow.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association in Brookville, the Clarion PAWS or to a charity of one’s choice.

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