Clay L. Newton, Sr., beloved husband of Ellen M. Newton, departed this life on August 30, 2018, at his home, with his devoted wife at his side. He was born on May 17, 1937, to the late Marie and Zachary R. Newton.
Mr. Newton had worked for DiSabatino Construction and retired from General Motors.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marie Hammond. and his late brother, Carl Grayson.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 18 years, Ellen (and best friend for 19 years prior to their marriage); his children, Clay L. Newton, Jr., Mark Newton, Marvin Newton, Vincent Patterson, Keith Patterson, and Sharon Stafford; 28 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, 4 step-daughters, Beverly McKinny (Lavelle), Carol Banks, Michelle Garnett (Wesley), and Chrystal Cooper; 2 fury friends, Cari and Sumi, The Edwards Family, his best friends Paul Daugherty, Lafayette Lacy, and William Phillips; and a host of other family and friends.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Riverside Park Dialysis Center.
Funeral Service will be 11 am, Tuesday, September 11th, at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, 3079 New Castle Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720, where viewing will be from 9-10:45 am only. Interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park immediately following service.