Eric Scott Newberry, 50, of South Shore, Ky., died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, a son of Mattie Montgomery Newberry of South Shore, Ky., and the late James Newberry.
He was a member of the Iron Worker Union #769 of Ashland, Ky.
Surviving are his wife, Trina Stockham Newberry of South Shore, Ky., to whom he married Oct. 9, 1981; one son, Richard Cody Newberry of South Shore, Ky.; one daughter, Sarah Whisman of Portsmouth, Ohio; one brother, Bryant Newberry of Springfield, Ohio; and one sister, Iris Nance of South Shore, Ky.; a grandson, William Dexter Whisman of Portsmouth, Ohio.
Preceded in death by a brother, Richard Newberry and one sister, Anita J. McCalvin.
Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012, at the Roberson Funeral Home, with Elder Gary Howell, officiating. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery, South Shore, Ky.
Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon until the funeral hour on Sunday.