Paul Lowell Newton Sr. was born Aug. 17, 1941, and he died April 6, 2020. Burial is April 10 at

Burial is April 10 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas has charge of arrangements.

Paul retired with 20 years of service in the armed forces as a helicopter pilot. He retired a second time from the U.S. Postal Service. He served as a member of the Texas Rural Letter Carriers state board. He was still an active member of the Texas Rural Letter Carriers Association.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernest Lowell Newton and Ida Lorene Newton, and his brother Joseph L. Newton.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Newton; his brother, Ernest L. Newton; sister, Patricia L. Witte and her husband Ronnie; children Paul Jr. and wife Jedith Newton, Kenneth and wife Susan Newton, and Martie and husband Brady Bohannon; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Kempner Volunteer Fire Department.