Donald Lee Newton passed away at the age of 55, in Torrance April 2, 2007 after a long fight of lung cancer. Born November 20, 1951 in Virginia and later moved to California. Son of the late James and Evelyn Newton. Survived by his four children: Kathy Newton, Brian Newton and wife Michelle, Tracy Newton, and James Newton. Followed by four grandchilren: Joshua Newton, Bryan Newton, Destiny Newton, and Andrew Newton. Brother of Brenda Lindberg and husband Larry, Martha Griffith and husband Dan, Aubrey Newton and wife Joyce, Bobby Newton and wife Petty, Clyde Newton and wife Sandra, Steve Newton Sr. and wife Mary, Dell Newton, Bonnie Londeree and husband Wayne. Step brother of Roy Newton and wife Harriet, Margie Bryant and husband Red, Trudy Sanzere, Ben Lang and wife Jo, James Newton Jr., Celia Dorsey, and Nancy Newton. Services will be held at Pacific Crest Cemetery on April 6, 2007 at 10am.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers go out to Duck’s family and especially his sister Brenda. I have so many good and loving memories of Duck, I don’t know where to start. They will remain forever in my heart. I loved him very much. I will miss him.

  2. Im gonna really miss you uncle. God hold him tight in your arms and never let go of him. See you in time uncle Love You

  3. Hey there uncle Duck (quack). I sure am gonna miss you around here and everywhere. Everytime i drive by your house a thought of you comes across.I know your in a better place though with ones you love also. Brenda don’t forget even though im far away im still right by you. Love you.

  4. Hey Duck, you suffer no pain now. You will be missed, you and your funny wit. Be at peace, dear friend.

  5. Well Dad im gonna miss you. i take comfort in knowing your not suffering any more i hope i can grow up to be as strong as you and promise to never forget all the good times we have shared. I promise to teach my boys everything you tought me and be there for them. Tell Mom i said hi. Love you always and forever

  6. I have many many memories from a young childhood of family BBQ’s and children playing with duck, dad, uncle vern, and all the gang! I just wanted to say how sorry I am to all the kids and family, I haven’t meet many of you but he was always a good person to me and mike and I am just glad that he is nolonger seffering and is in peace. God Bless

  7. I have many many memories from a young childhood of family BBQ’s and children playing with duck, dad, uncle vern, and all the gang! I just wanted to say how sorry I am to all the kids and family, I haven’t meet many of you but he was always a good person to me and mike and I am just glad that he is nolonger seffering and is in peace. God Bless

  8. hey papa! we will miss you so much! we promise to remember every little thing about you; the way you smiled, the way you laughed, the way you talked and even the way you got mad, but most important the way you hugged us and kissed us! we love everything about you and will remember it forever! WE LOVE YOU PAPA!

  9. hey duck, we will miss you and we love you sooOOO much! i promise to take care of your son and grandkids for u, n i know u wanted me to take time out for myself, so i promise you that i will try! you have left us with nothing but great memories, you will be in our hearts always n forever! tell granny we said hello n give her a kiss for us! i love you!

  10. My dearest duck its been a long hard road these last three months. There was some good times and bad times, but i would not change one moment of it. The time i spent with you i will always cherish and there will always be an empty spot in my heart. I know we will be together again someday and I know you will be there for me when my time comes.I will always love you, but i know your at a peaceful place. I will miss greatly

  11. Duck, we really enjoyed the time we had with you in Va. it really wasn’t long enough. i know you will still be sitting beside me at the races.brian and james said they were going to WIN for you. you will always be in our HEARTS and PRAYERS. and my GOD be with the rest of the family. LOVE YOU, BOBBY,PETTY,BRIAN,JAMES,SUE, ALONNA ,DONOVAN,TORI,BOBBY,JR.

  12. remember when we would shoot pool together, i was only 10yrs old. I remember driving home from the pool hall”duffys” you would let me drive on your lap that was fun for me. Hanging out with you and your friends was great because I felt so big and you would all always make me special when they were around. As i got older we worked together and have always helped each other some how. You were always so laid back and i don’t think iv’e ever seen you get mad. Then there was my wedding, you were so handsom that day in your tux and i know that michele and the kids will miss you very much. I know michele will miss the times you call and have her set your watch and it could have been a 100 times a day but she loved to do it. We will miss dinner time with you and coming by to visit. Your door was always open to whom ever and always had snacks (lol). I know the bond we had will never be broken and not seeing you again breaks my heart, but your all better now. So continue to help me out from up there and i will continue by passing on your best qualities down here. With lots love Danny

  13. I never really met him, but I know several people whose lives he touched. Although it doesn’t even seem real that he can be gone, I know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, because he knew Jesus as his savior and has been taken home by the Lord where he will never suffer again. I pray that all who knew and loved him, will remember him for all the good times they spent with him and the joy those times have brought each one of you! May God give you all peace and rest through this time of grieving!

  14. We are left with a lot of good memories of Donald. He was always there with a helping hand when ever we needed him. Our thoughts & prayers are with Michelle & the famliy. Ayers Mc Cowan and the Vermonter Apartments Family

  15. dad,i sat by your bed remembering all of our good times we had together…like when joshie was born you were there.i still remember when i brought him home you came over everyday after work to see him, and his first birthday you were out of town and came home that day just to see him. we are gonna miss you so much. i know your in a better place now. no more hurting and suffering. i just wish i had more time with you. i enjoyed everyday we had with you. someday we will meet again. i’ll never forget you. you will always be in my heart ,i love you…

  16. Brother you are gone but not forgotten, you will always be in our hearts and on our mind, until we meet on the other side. No more pain and no more suffering we know that you are looking down on us everyday. Be waiting for us at the river, your brother and family. Steve Newton & Family

  17. I am sorry to hear about your loss of your family member, but know he is in a better place. He is no longer suffering he is on the right hand of his father, and is enjoying all of his family members that went on before him. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL ROY AND HAZEL CHILDREY

  18. I sit here thinking of you day after day picturing you sitting on the porch watching everyone walk up while the cars drive past, I walk down the hallway on my way home from school, waiting for a hello from you sitting on the couch but no longer comes. How I miss these hellos’s but dread those goodbyes! The final goodbye is the worst and hurts the most, I miss you so much it’s hard to imagine life without you here, I promise to never forget all the times we shared and everything you’ve taught me in life, you’ve been a great uncle and came whenever I called for you! You’ve played a great role in my life! I thank you for everything! Goodbye uncle Duck.


  20. With deepest sympathy we send this message to you. We wish there was more we could do to help ease the pain but there are some things that only Almighty God (John 11:25)can do for us. Mr. Newton held a specal place in the hearts of many and will be missed.

  21. I was sitting thinking of you and how things are so different without you. Man this is hard, I know where your at and who your with but it just takes my breath away every time i remember things and see your face in a picture. But i think god for you and never will let these memories go. I love and miss you uncle duck.

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