Mr. Gilbert "Sonny" Newell, 81, of Raleigh, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, at North Carolina State Veterans Nursing Home in Fayetteville, NC.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at Carolina Memorial Park in Concord, with Mark McClamrock, pastor of the Concord ARP Church of Concord and son-in-law, Scott Swaringen officiating. Military Honors will be rendered by the Cabarrus County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.
Survivors include his daughter, Belinda Swaringen, and husband, Scott of Raleigh; grandchildren, Kevin and Shannon Swaringen of Raleigh; sisters, Dorothy Bryant of Concord and Peggy Ramsey of Cocoa Beach, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to United Hospice of Eastern Carolina, 332 North Brightleaf Blvd., Suite C, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The News & Observer on May 3, 2012