David-NEWTH-Obituary

David George NEWTH

Auckland, Auckland

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NEWTH, David George. On 6 April 2019, in his 88th year, at home. Loving husband of Julie, fun and active father of Craig, Andre and Roger; father-in-law of Fiona and Rachael. Poppa 'D' to Sophia, Daniel and Ella; and Grangis to Brody and Harry; and extended family Monique, Celeste and Kaytee. A...

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David and I worked together for many years and became good friends. We competitively bench-pressed heavier and heaver weights in his Northcote home garage and fished in the Waitemata. God Bless and 'Tight Lines' my old friend.
"Sunset and Evening Star, then one clear call for me.
But may there be no moaning on the Bar, when I put out to sea.
For such a tide as moving seems asleep, too deep for sound or foam.
When that which drew from out the boundless deep (Eternity),...

NEWTH, David. Singer of Cockney songs, his favourite was "All my life I wanted to be a barrow boy" David was a dancer extraordinaire, and still cutting a rug, to the end. We met at the dance 67 years ago, and have been great mates ever since. Condolences to Julie and all the members of David's family. Many blessings, David you will have many great singers to practice with. Miss you. Much love, Blessings Brian.