David Derrick Newton, Jr., of McColl, SC passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at UNC Chapel Hill. He was born May 15, 1948 in Bennettsville, SC, a son of the late David Derrick Newton, Sr and Eva Brigman Newton. Mr. Newton was a member of Boykin United Methodist Church. He loved his family and friends.
Mr. Newton is preceded in death by his parents, David Sr. and Eva Newton; a son-in- law, Logan E. Land; a nephew, William Newton, Jr. and a brother-in-law, Larry Smith.
Survivors include his daughter, Evie Newton Norton (David) of McColl, SC; a brother, life-long friend and working partner, Donald Newton of McColl, SC; a sister, Jenny Smith of McColl, SC; a grandchild, Elizabeth Faye Norton; five nieces, Lindsay Newton, Brittany Newton, Gracie Shy, Mary Newton-Butler and Regina Shelley; three nephews, Brayden Williams, Cam Shy and Dave Williams; and special friends, Alice Strickland, April, Troy, Skylar and Micaela Hunt.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Saturday at Boykin United Methodist Church.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Boykin United Methodist Church. In accordance with COVID-19 health and safety regulations, everyone is asked to wear facial coverings and abide by social distancing guidelines within the church and at graveside. Due to limited admittance into the church, the service will be broadcast on FM 87.9 and accessible to everyone on church grounds. Burial will follow at Newtonville Cemetery.
Memorials in Mr. Newton’s memory may be made to Boykin United Methodist Church, C/O Gloria Quick, 1701 Hwy 38 North, Bennettsville, SC 29512
Online condolences may be @ www.bfhbennettsville.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Newton family.
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