April 21, 1929 - Aug. 5, 2004

A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom for Dr. Howard Ray Newton, who died Aug. 5 at the age of 75.

Dr. Newton was born April 21, 1929, in Portland and was raised in Newberg.

He graduated from Newberg High School and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon and a medical degree from the University of Oregon Medical School. A physician, he had private practices in John Day and McMinnville and helped with substance abuse programs throughout Oregon.

Survivors include a son, Rick; five daughters, Gerry, Tania, Susan, Martha and Kelly; one step-daughter, Aimee Harris; one sister, Carol Swanby; one brother, Robert; and two grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by a son.

Remembrances to the Boy Scouts of America. Arrangements by Autumn.

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