Raymond Floyd Newton Sr., 86

Raymond Floyd Newton Sr., 86, of Oswego, passed away April 19, 2011 at the Oswego Hospital.

Raymond was born in Albany, NY. He was the son of the late Lester and Alice (Becksted) Newton.

He was retired from the Labor Local Union 214 after 39 years.

He also served in the Navy and was a member of the VFW.

Surviving are his wife, Helen (Perry) Newton; children Raymond Jr., Kerry, and Kendra; also several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his siblings Sherman and Kenneth Newton; Helen Schneible and Darlene Loughrey.

Funeral Services will be held 7p.m. Thursday at the Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oswego Town Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 4-7p.m. Thursday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 11 West Albany St. Oswego.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com