William T. Dobyns, 79 years old, of Newport, passed away Sunday September 4, 2016 in the Holy Spirit Hospital. He was born April 16, 1937 in Saville Township, Perry County to William and Esther (Reisinger) Dobyns. He was an Army Veteran, attended Red Hill Church of God and was a member of Pa. State Hunters Asso. He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid hunter always enjoying the outdoors.
Bill is survived by his wife, Mildred (Haines) Dobyns; daughter, Mary Jones (Scott) of Newport, their children, Anthony Jones (Barrie) of Scenery Hill, Pa. and Hannah Jones of Newport; step son, Gerald Haines (Carol) of Carlisle and their children Heather Vanderslice (Derek) of New Cumberland and Todd Haines (Jen) of York, and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers, Donald, Jack, Charles, Gilbert and Glen Dobyns and sisters, Evelyn Hoover and Anna Mae Witmer.
Services will be held on Wednesday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM with Pastor Mary Kay Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions are suggested to Red Hill Church of God, 16 Church Road, Newport, Pa. 17074.