Bobby E. Outlaw, 78, of Warren died October 4, 2014 at his home.

He was a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant and a Vietnam War veteran with 22 years of service. He received the Bronze Star.

Mr. Outlaw was also a retired Warren police officer who served 18 years, the last eight as Warren Police Chief. He loved fishing, working in his garden and spending time with his family. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church where he served as a deacon.

Mr. Outlaw was born on December 28, 1935 in the Possum Valley community in Drew County and was the son of the late Albert Wesley Outlaw and Irma Glennon Outlaw.

Also preceding him in death was a brother, Leslie Outlaw; and sisters, Letha Mae Saffold and Sara Dean Coddington.

Surviors are his wife of 42 years, Glenda Goodman Outlaw; three sons, Dan Outlaw and wife Alicia of Rye, Paul E. Outlaw and wife Nikki of Warren, and David Outlaw of Montana; a stepson, John Clancy of Hermitage; a sister, Ida Lee Sweeney and husband Claude Sweeney, Jr. of Hermitage; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held October 6 at 2 p.m. at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren with Revs. Wayman Mann and Mark Harris officiating. Burial is at Outlaw Cemetery.