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Obituary: Billy Newton, 58, Taylor Co., KY

He was a member of a prominent Campbellsville, KY family. He was a former owner and operator of Lee's Famous Recipe in Columbia, Glasgow, Elizabethtown, Jamestown, and Lebanon, KY. He was also a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY

Billy Newton, Campbellsville,, KY, died at 3:37amET., Sunday, February 7, 2010, in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 58 years, 1 month, and 21 days.

Funeral services will be at 11amET/10amCT, Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Larry Rhodes. Burial will be in the Parrott-Turner-Dabney Addition to Brookside Cemetery on West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: E.G. Brown, Barry Cox, Yohan Dysholm, David Harding, Danny Huber, Steve Parker, Dwayne Squires, and Dr. Watkins.

Billy Newton, Taylor Co., KY (1951-2010)

Billy Newton of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Oscar Newton and Gladys Rafferty Newton, was born in Taylor County, KY, December 17, 1951. He died at 3:37amET, Sunday, February 7, 2010, in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 58 years, 1 month, and 21 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

He was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and former owner and operator of Lee's Famous Recipe in Glasgow, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Jamestown, and Lebanon, KY.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son: Billy Joe Newton and wife, Deanna of Bardstown, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Jacob Newton, Miles Newton, and Lydia Newton of Bardstown, KY

  • Five sisters and four brothers: Margaret (Larry) Gadberry, Carolyn (Jimmy) Whitlock, J. Paul (Carlene) Newton, David Alan (Angie) Newton, and Mike Newton, all of Campbellsville, KY; Faye (Bob) Atcher of Radcliffe, KY; Bonnie (Eddie) Claycomb of Bowling Green, KY; Rick (Kim) Newton of Elizabethtown, KY; and Shirley Maupin of Owensboro, KY

  • A sister-in-law, Ruth Newton of Campbellsville, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother: Jan Cates May 31, 1991 and Dorris Ray Newton November 18, 1994.

Send a condolence to the family of Billy Joe Newton

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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