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Col Frederick Carter Newton, Sr

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Col Frederick Carter Newton, Sr

  • Birth 11 Sep 1924 Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Death 31 Aug 2010 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 58250403

ROCKDALE — Graveside services for Frederick Carter Newton Sr., 85, of Houston will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

Mr. Newton died Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Houston hospital.

He was born Sept. 11, 1924, to James O. and Annie Rumple Newton in Rockdale. He married Patricia McBride on June 3, 1945, in Houston. He graduated from Rockdale High School in 1942 as valedictorian and president of his class. He retired from the United States Air Force in 1974 as a colonel after serving 31 years. He received his wings and commission in the Army Air Corps. After leaving the service, he worked with the Global Marine Drilling Co. for 20 years. He was a member of Emanuel Episcopal Church in Houston. He was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence R. Newton; and a daughter, Malinda A. Newton.

Survivors include his wife of Houston; two sons, Carter Newton Jr., of Tucson, Ariz., and Steve Newton of Houston; a daughter, Kimberly Newton of Los Angeles; and a grandchild.

Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale is in charge of arrangements.
TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM.
Published: September 6, 2010


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  • Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
  • Added: 6 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58250403
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Frederick Carter Newton, Sr (11 Sep 1924–31 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58250403, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977 (contributor 46510193) .