Charles Clifton Newton, 83 of Greenfield passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home. He was born in Phoenix, May 8, 1930, to the late Jasper C. and Blanche (Hilton) Newton.
Charles served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. He later married Shirlee (Stevens) Newton on August 31, 1973, and was a lineman for GTE prior to his retirement. Charles was a member of Greenfield Church of Christ.
Charles is survived by his wife, Shirlee; sons, Steve (Cindy) Newton of Lafayette, David (Lona) Newton of Indianapolis and David (Carol) Hughes of New Palestine; daughter, Teresa (Ed) Major of Avon; brothers, Dennis Newton, Donnie Newton and Bob Newton all of Cambridge City; sister, Ramona Davison of Springfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Gary Newton.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. Burial with full military rites following service at Greenhills Memory Garden , 3578 West SR 38, New Castle, IN.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospitals Hospice, 1500 Ritter Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com