Darrell Dwight Newton was born September 3, 1937 in Mitchell to Chester and Charlotte (Frahm) Newton. He grew up at Mount Vernon and attended Union 31 country school. On April 2, 1960 he married Betty Volmer. They made their home in Mount Vernon where he operated Newt’s Welding Shop. He also worked at Trail King. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Fire Department and the American Legion in Mount Vernon and the Mitchell National Guard Unit in Mitchell for 17 years.
He is survived by his wife, Betty, two sons: Douglas (Mary) Newton, Mitchell; James (Julie) Newton, Mountain Home, ID; one daughter, Tammie Kazi, Mount Vernon; three sisters: Donna Schoenfelder, Mitchell; Karen Muniz and Sheryl Pierce, CO; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and three great grandchildren,
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gary.