LILESVILLE — Carter Lester Newton, 63, died Monday, June 4, 2012 at Autumn Care of Marshville.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home, Wadesboro with Rev. Donnie Helms, Rev. Doug Moore and Rev. Floyd Newton officiating. Interment will follow in Peachland Cemetery.
The family will greet friends Saturday, June 9, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the Rowell home in Peachland.
Newton was born Sept. 7, 1948 in Anson County, a son of the late William Tommie and Eula Garris Newton. He was retired from W.R. Bonsal and was a veteran of the United States Army.
Surviving are his daughters, Lori (Kenny) Rowell of Peachland and Ashley (Justin) Huntley of Polkton; his former wife, Marlene Newton of Peachland; his grandchildren, Kacey and Jackson Huntley of Polkton; and his brothers, Haywood (Sue) Newton of Wadesboro and Rev. Floyd (Faye) Newton of Lilesville. He was preceded in death by his brothers, William and Ray Newton and his sister, Edna Oliver.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carter Newton Fund, c/o Leavitt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 274, Wadesboro, NC 28170.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.