Newton Leon "Newt" Young
- June 30, 1926 - May 7, 2012
- North Little Rock, Arkansas
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Mother and I want to express our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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1 of 7 | Posted by: Dinda Tenney Hemphill - LA
“Knew Mr. Young over thirty years and could never call him Newt. He was my mentor when I was a raw recruit in the Navy. Mr Young always had time for...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Robert Swann - North Little Rock, AR
“Luellen....Laura and I have such fond memories of you and Leon...just today were talking about you'll coming to daddy's b'day....bless you and your...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Pauline Lewis DeBruin - El Dorado, AR
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bonnie Connell, Therman Moody
“Luellen, Gwen, and Mark;
I was so sorry to read of Leon's passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Munnerlyn Moore - sherwood, AR
I JUST TODAY LEARNED OF NEWT'S PASSING, THE DANIELS FAMILY INFORMED ME. SO VERY SORRY AND YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY HEART AND...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: PATTY MURPHY HEINE - OLD HICKORY, TN
“Newt was a kind, caring, helpful man. A person you trust with the key to your home. He will be missed.
7 of 7 | Posted by: Bobby and Laurie Myers - AR
Newton Leon "Newt" Young, 85, of North Little Rock passed away Monday, May 7, 2012. He was retired from the U.S Naval Reserves as a CW04 with over 35 years and also retired from Southwestern Bell after 42 years of service. He was of the Methodist faith, a member of the Scimitar Shriners and the Telephone Pioneers where he was a very active volunteer in building wheelchair ramps. Newt also volunteered with St. Luke's Respite Care in North Little Rock and the Salvation Army.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Luellen Head Young, of North Little Rock; son, Mark F. Young and wife, Sydney Nichols Young, of Columbus, Mississippi; daughter, Gwen Brown and husband, Mike, of Maumelle; grandchildren, Sean Owens and wife, Jeannie, Amanda Forbes and husband, Jason, Joseph Young and wife, Laurie, Allyson Pruss and husband, Mathew, Matt Brown and wife, Kristi and Mallory Brown; great-grandchildren, Andrew Quesnel, Sierra Owens, Ethan Forbes, Brayden Pruss and Libby Young; nieces, Donna Phillips and Diane Lindsey; and nephews, Tommy Stuckey and Ricky Head. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeremy Owens and sister, Evelyn Marie Stuckey.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Respite Care, 4106 JFK Blvd. North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116 or Baptist Health Hospice 11900 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72210.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Edgewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at www.nlrfh.com.