Ronald H. Newton, 72

Mr. Ronald Henry Newton departed this life on January 21, 2020.  He was born on February 26, 1947 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late Jessie and Helen Hallman.  His biological father was Charles L. McKinnon.

He was a 1967 graduate of Washington Street High School.  Afterwards, he was drafted and served four years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War as a jet engine mechanic. Upon his return, he dedicated thirty years of a career with Delta Airlines until his retirement.

He is survived by two daughters and three grandsons, Rhonda Newton (Brandon), Upper Marlboro, MD and Tracey Mobley (Aaron and Joshua), Valdosta, GA; three siblings, Diane Newton (South Carolina), Jesse Tyrone Hallman (Bangkok, Thailand), Sheree Hallman (Valdosta, GA); special friend, Dorothy Frazier, Dixie, GA, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Beulah Baptist Church in Quitman, with Bishop Frank Goins officiating.  Burial followed at North End Cemetery.

Condolences may be made by visiting stevensmcgheefuneralhome.com  Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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