September 25, 1941 - August 23, 2021
Nicholasville, Kentucky - Newton, Lowell, 79, husband of Catherine DeCarlo-Newton, died Aug. 23, 2021 at Baptist Health Lexington. Born September 25, 1941 in Estill County, KY, he was the son of the late Herman and Lucenda Fike Newton. Mr. Newton started working at University of Kentucky at age 17, working up to the position of Physical Plant Superintendent. He was also a specialized Jessamine County Deputy Sheriff. He enjoyed spending time with family, vacationing in Gatlinburg, TN and Okeechobee, FL. Survivors include his loving wife, Catherine; stepson, Gary Embry; stepdaughters, Christi Lynn Struening and Cailean (Alex) Nesbit; grandchildren; Natalie (Dale) Durham, Taylor Taulbee, Lukas Taulbee, Lori (Bo) Embry, Calvin (Amber) Embry, J.D. (Katie) Knight, Chase (Britney) Noble and Jake (Jamie) Embry; 10 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; sister, Sonia Newton; brothers, Arnett Newton and Glenn Newton; and numerous friends, associates and co-workers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first loving wife, Perlie Newton; stepson, J.L. Embry; stepdaughter, Teresa Bowman; granddaughter, Kim Knight; and grandson, Chad Embry. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Fri., Aug. 27, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Justin Durham. Burial will follow in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Kevin Corman, Mark Miller, Phil Tackett, Darrin Chasteen, Tommy Smith, and Clay Corman. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Thurs. at the funeral home.
Published by Lexington Herald-Leader on Aug. 25, 2021.