Mark Eugene Newton

May 14, 1953 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 68)

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Mark Eugene Newton, 68, of Cloverdale went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 31, 2021.
He was a lifelong resident of Botetourt County and a member of Troutville Church of the Brethren. He graduated in the Class of 1971 from Lord Botetourt High School. He was the owner of the family business: Newton’s Garage in Cloverdale; which was established in 1950 by his father. Mark was a loving father, great friend, and an amazing mechanic. Mark loved dogs and cars.
Mark Newton was born on May 14, 1953 to his late parents Jesse “Gene” and Mary Catherine Overstreet Newton of Cloverdale.
He was predeceased by his sister Kathy Newton Agee.
The automotive shop was his life, often working 50 or more hours per week with first his father, and then his son. He was well known and respected by those whose cars received his attention. Mark restored a 1969 Dodge Dart Swinger and loved Mopar and attending car shows.
He is survived by and will be missed by his son, Christopher (Stephanie), and three grandchildren, Michelle, Hunter and Cayden all of Roanoke County. He is also survived by his lifelong best friend and caregiver, John Bailey, and close friends David Lloyd and Laura Wampler. He leaves behind his dog Nikki who, too was a faithful friend. He is also survived by a host of friends, clients and relatives.
Rader Funeral Home in Daleville is handling arrangements. Visitation Thursday Jan. 6, 5- 8 pm and service 12:00 noon January 7, with Rev. Terry Johnson officiating.
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January 6, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Daleville, VA 24083

Funeral Service
January 7, 2022

12:00 PM
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630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083


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