July 4, 1929 – November 25, 2019
Wade “Carl” Newton, 90, of Liberty, went to Heaven to be with his loving wife, Leola Galloway Newton, on Monday November 25, 2019. Born on July 4, 1929, in Pickens County, he was the son of the late James Thomas Newton and Ruby Pearl Bradley Newton. Carl was a diligent worker who enjoyed being outdoors. If anyone were around him long enough, he would find work for them too. He owned and operated Newton Lumber Company, building many residential homes and churches in the area. Carl was very creative and enjoyed working with his hands. He was a caregiver, with the most giving heart and loved gathering with his family and friends. He attended Flat Rock Baptist Church. Carl was preceded in death by his son, Mark Wade Newton and two brothers, Harold Thomas Newton and Willie Doyle Newton. Surviving are his daughter, Leola Blanche “DeDee” Chambers and her husband Larry; one brother, George Walter Newton; one sister, Janie Newton Boggs; two grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday November 29, 2019, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Dillard Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Miracle Hill Children’s Home, 117 Drummond Lane, Pickens, SC 29671.
- Visitation Friday, November 29, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2019
November 26, 2019
Carl has always been a part of our lives. He was a close friend of my grandpa and dad. Our family will miss him dearly. Dedee and family our prayers and love.
November 26, 2019
DeDee— You and your family are in our prayers. We remember Christmas gatherings at your house and your mom running around with her camera taking everyone’s picture. Your dad always seem to enjoy having a good crowd to celebrate the holidays. We love you, and may the Lord be with you at this time. Evelyn and Edwin Galloway