David Larry Newton
David Larry Newton, 72, of Athens, died Monday, July 15, 2019 at Athens-Limestone Hospital.
Mr. Newton was born June 21, 1947, in Limestone County. He was a member of First Independent Methodist Church of Athens, a retired welder, and a member of Athens Masonic Loge No. 16.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spry Funeral Home Chapel, with Bill Marks officiating. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at Spry. Burial will be in Sunnyhill Cemetery, with Masonic Rites.
Pallbearers will be Cody Newton, Gavin James, Bryan Newton, Christopher Newton, Jason Hamilton and Ken Bates. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Aycock, Simon Aycock, Terry McCorrmick, Ian St. Germain and Gage Thompson.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Patricia Newton of Athens; mother, Alice Adell Newton of Athens; daughter, Whitney James of Athens; sons, Larry Lee Newton (Christy) of Athens and Dwight Nathan Newton (Nicole) of Athens; grandchildren, Cody, Shawn, Zoe Newton. Gavin, Layla James. Shae, Madison, Jakobi, Britian Newton; brothers, Jerry Newton of Athens and Perry Newton of Madison; sister, Mot Scroggins of Athens; and nieces and nephews.
Mr. Newton was preceded in death by his father, David Nathan Newton; brother, Gary Brock Newton; sister, Patricia Ann Hamilton; brother-in-law, Jerry Hamilton; and nephew, Bracy Hamilton.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation.
Published on July 17, 2019


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