Boyd Hays Newton, 89, Lebanon, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 1, 1923 in Marion County. Newton was a retired employee of L & N Railroad and a member of First Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Richard and Pearl Peak Newton; five brothers, six sisters, and a step-great-grandson, Gabriel Young.
Survivors include: his wife, Gertie Mae Wright Newton of Lebanon; two daughters, Joan Langford of Lebanon and Barbara Goodin of Columbia; a step-son, Tony Thompson of Lebanon; two step-daughters, Sandy Bland of Louisville and Mary Ann Wilcher of Finley; a brother, Lovell Newton of Irvington; a sister, Elizabeth Thompson of Irvington; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, with interment in Hayesville Cemetery. Rev. Anthony Gilbert officiated.
Pallbearers were Kenny Spalding, Eric Warner, Troy Young, Matt Fitzwater, Ryan Garrett, and Junior Langford.
Bosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.