Daniel L. Newton, Sr.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Daniel L. Newton, Sr., 67, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 28, 2016, at his home.

He was born on April 6, 1948, in Memphis, Tenn., and was the son of the late Don Roy and Pearl Jean (Hathaway) Newton.

He leaves behind his wife, Kay Newton; a sister, Joyce Bailey and husband Bruce of Cuba, Mo.; a brother, Larry Newton of Georgetown, S.C.; his beloved Shih Tzu, Tojo; nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Dan was retired as a mechanic for FedEx. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Piggott and was an active member of the Lions Club of Piggott.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Andy Newbill officiating. A visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, and will continue until the time of the service, at the funeral home.

Burial will be held at a later date at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, Ark.

Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church of Piggott.