Roy Washington Newton
Roy Newton went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on September 2, 2021. He was born on July 23, 1933, to the late Lula Mae Wiles Newton and the late John Newton in Clarksville, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Pruitt Newton.
Roy was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He was the former Pastor of Temple Baptist Church and Victory Baptist Church, both of Danville, Virginia and Central Baptist Church of Axton, Virginia. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Roger Newton (Anita) of Dry Fork, Virginia; his daughter, Carolyn Rhodes (Bill) of Newport News, Virginia; his brothers, David Newton and Jimmy Newton; his sisters, Janice Inman and Michelle Scarce; four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Pearl Wright and Louise Johnson.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Norris Funeral Services, Mt. Hermon Chapel with Dr. Joe Arthur and Pastor Chad Branch officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park. The family will also receive guests at other times at the residence.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Newton family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com
Published by Danville and Rockingham County on Sep. 4, 2021.