Joe R. Newton, of Mustang, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Tuttle, Oklahoma at the age of 82.
Mr. Newton was born June 19, 1934 in Cyril, Oklahoma to B.L. and Dorothy (McDowell) Newton. Joe moved to Midwest City at a young age and graduated from Midwest City High School. He joined the Air Force shortly after graduating. He married Bernice Oglesby after getting out of the Service. He then went to work for Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (FAA) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and worked there until retiring in 1998.
He is preceded in death by his parents, B.L. and Dorothy Newton; two brothers and one sister.
Joe is survived by a son: Joel Keith Newton of Mustang, two step-sons: Larry Crofford and wife Patti of El Reno and Randy Crofford and wife Cindy of Oklahoma City; granddaughter Brandy Newton Ross of Grandbury, Texas, two great-granddaughters Jordan Ross and Harley Ross, and special friend LeAnn Williams and her family.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Pocasset Cemetery in Pocasset.
Services are under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home, Tuttle. Online condolences may be made at www.sevierfuneralhome.com.