Roy Lee Newton

Roy Lee Newton


Passed: Monday, June 14, 2021
Funeral: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Age: 81
Location: Greer, SC

Roy Lee Newton, 81, passed away June 14, 2021.

A native of Abbeville, son of the late R.L. and Sue Garner Newton, he was a former employee for BI-LO and a member of Apalache Baptist Church.


Surviving is his wife of 60 years Carrie Mae Coleman Newton of the home; three daughters, Shirley Howard (Michael) of Greer; Tammy McCraw (Harold) of Lyman; Lynn Ward (Arthur) of Taylors; one son, Larry Newton (Emelia) of Landrum; one brother, Fred Newton (Lorena) of Gaffney; one sister, Susie Rogers of Greer; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Roy and Carrie would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on July 12th.

Funeral Services:

Mr. Newton was predeceased by one brother, Jerald Newton: four sisters, Bobbie Sue Lister, Katie Hampton, Mary Bowman and Lou Ellen Bowman.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at The Wood Mortuary Chapel conducted by Pastor Joe Price.

Visitation will be held 12:30-1:45 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021 at The Wood Mortuary.

Pallbearers will be Steven McCraw, Dale Howard, Erik Bryant, Matthew Ward, Chris Hill, and Matthew Howard.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer?s Association, Greenville Chapter 123 W Antrim Dr, Greenville, SC 29607.

Online condolences may be made to www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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