He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army where he was a military policemen in Germany.
He united in marriage to Gaye Cash January 21, 1954. She preceded him in death May 27, 1999.
He united in marriage to Clara Williams Sapp January 31, 2006.
Besides his wife, Clara Sapp Newton, he is survived by two sons and one daughter: Barry Newton and wife, Mary, and Brian Newton of Louisville and Bonnie Minor and husband, David of Richmond Hill, Georgia; four step-children: Debbie Sexton and husband, Ronnie, Denise Reynolds and husband, Tony and Dinah Daugherty of Campbellsville and Tim Sapp and wife, Michelle of Lexington; five grandchildren: Josh Newton, Nora Minor, Olivia Minor, Paul Thomas Minor and Danielle Newton Erickson; ten step-grandchildren: Chris Sexton, Allen Reynolds, Jeremy Reynolds, Tiffany Polk, Gretchen Warner, Tabby Benningfield, Samantha Farmer, Madison Sapp, Grace Sapp and Emma Claire Sapp; three great-grandchildren; eleven step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lucille Ford of Long Beach, Mississippi; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Jerome Newton and Elender Cox.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL MASS: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Our Lady of
Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Reinhart
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans
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