Carl Ray Newton, 80, Huntingburg

Carl Ray Newton, 80, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday, March 14, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Birdseye January 14, 1938, to Oscar and Mildred (Roland) Newton. He married Shirley Wilkey December 4, 1970.

Ray was a U.S. Army veteran, a 34 year employee of Styline Industries, and a longtime member of First Pentecostal Church of Birdseye.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Newton; one son, David Ray Newton, Evansville; one sister, Janet Thurston, French Lick, and George Newton, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to assist with burial expenses. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial following in Fairmount Cemetery. The VFW Post No. 2366 memorial detail will conduct military graveside rites. Pastor Bret Eckert will officiate.

Speak Your Mind