Robert Gene McNew, 59, of Cabot, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

He was born Aug. 26, 1950, in  Detroit, Mich., to the late Royce McNew and Josephine Gallick McNew.

He was preceded in death by his son, Robby McNew.

He was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ in Little Rock.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Paula McNew of Cabot; daughter, Jamie Wilkerson and husband Nathan; and four grandchildren, Caleb, Christina, Jadon and Lydia, all of Springdale; sister, Molly Jones of Conway; father-in-law, A. W. Goff of Russellville; brothers-in-law, Wayne Goff and wife Emily of Kansas City and David Goff and wife Paula of Vilonia; special friend, Leah Roe; and daughter, Sarah Smith and her children, Ethan and Logan.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway, 327-7727, with burial in Crestlawn Memorial Park, Conway.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

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