June 9, 1948 ~ June 23, 2020
Born in: Leitchfield, KY
Resided in: Clarkson, KY
Darrell Eugene Newton, age 72 of Clarkson passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born June 9, 1948 in Leitchfield, Kentucky the son of the late John Lloyd and Viola (Couch) Newton.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Sue Newton, one son, Richard Dale Newton, three step-sons, Johnnie Marvin Mathis (Amy), Kevin Scott Mathis (Jamie) and Derek Shawn Mathis, two sisters, Gail Haycraft (Jeff) and Nova VanMeter, three brothers, Walter Newton (Debbie), Tommy Newton (Sandra), and James Newton (Melissa), one sister-in-law, Veda Kay Huff, two grandchildren, Marissa and Sheryl Newton, two great-grandchildren, a special granddaughter, Makayla Mathis (Austin) and four step-grandchildren, Dylan, Jacob, Jonah, and Mikah Mathis.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Newton, and one brother, Clarence “Frito” Newton.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2020 at Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Burial will be in the Woodcock Cemetery in Caneyville. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.
Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Newton. Share your message of condolence with the family of Darrell Eugene Newton at www.watsonhuntfuneral.com.