Everett Gaston Newton, Jr, 94 of Hendersonville, NC died Friday, April 10, 2020 at Solace Hospice Center in Asheville. He was born in Cherryville, NC a son of the late Everett Gaston Newton, Sr. and Lois Jarrett Newton. He was a graduate of Evans Business College in Gastonia and had lived in Hendersonville for many years. He was of the Baptist faith.
While living in Gaffney, he owned and operated El Torro Steak House and Burger Inn and was a part owner in Snow-Top Drive In. He retired from Winn-Dixie Company in Hendersonville.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Charles Alton Newton; a daughter Janet Lynn Newton; and three sons Kenneth Everett Newton, Steve Newton and Michael Richard Newton.
Surviving is his wife Lena Hurst Newton; two daughters Karen Newton Fortenberry and Sandra Newton Turner; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister Theresa Newton Easler; and several nieces and nephews.
Due to the Corona virus, services will be private.
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