Obituary for John Phillip Newton

    • Name: John Phillip Newton
    • Home Town: Shallotte, NC
    • Date of Death: 03/17/2018
    • Birth Place: Scotland County, NC
    • Birth Date: 06/22/1936
    • Service Date: 03/20/2018 at 10:00 AM
    • Visit Date: 03/23/2018
    • Visit Times: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
    • Service Place: John M. Oakey Funeral Home
    • Interment: Sherwood Cemetery, Salem, VA

    John Phillip Newton, 81, Shallotte, NC, died Saturday, March 17, 2018.

    Born in Scotland County, NC on June 22, 1936, he was a son of the late Earl Newton and Veronica Scholl Newton. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, James Newton, and a sister, Catherine Bream.

    He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired educator, and a member of the American Legion.

    Surviving are his wife, Virginia Donnelly Newton; daughter, Veronica Bandy (James), Roanoke, VA; sons, Matthew Newton (Laura), Williamsburg, VA, and John J. Newton, Roanoke, VA; brothers, Charles Newton, Mt. Carmel, IL, Harry Newton, Hamlet, NC, and Donald Newton, Monroe, LA; sister, Mary Anna Newton-Davis, Rockingham, NC; and four grandchildren.

    A Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:00am in St. Brendan The Navigator Catholic Church, Shallotte, NC.

    Burial will be Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 12:30pm in the Sherwood Cemetery, Salem, VA.

    The family will receive friends from 7:00pm until 9:00pm, Friday, March 23, 2018 at John M. Oakey Funeral Home, 305 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA.

    The family requests memorials be directed to Puerto Rico's General Hospital, Apartado 191227, San Juan, P.R. 00919-1227, Attention: Ricky Collazo.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC

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