On the morning of June 2, 2019, Wayne passed away at his home in Crozet with his wife by his side. Wayne was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Henry Newton; his parents, Ethel Bennington Newton and John E. Newton; his mother-in-law, Pearl Y. Carpenter; his sister, Jane Bickers; and niece, Angela Tucker. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Carpenter Newton; their son, Mark Wayne Newton; his sister, Ann Newton Tucker and her husband, Sandy Tucker; nephews, Alan Tucker and his daughters, Lauren and Jessica, and Gregory Handy; along with dear friends, Mary and Ed Lippy. Wayne was a humble and proud man who was dedicated to his family and career. Always speaking what was on his mind which was tempered with words of wisdom. Parting will be sweet sorrow, but we feel we've been blessed to have you as long as we have. Wayne was brought up on a farm in Faber, Va. with his parents and grandfather "Jim" until age 12 when his grandfather could no longer run the farm. Wayne loved farm life, but never returned to farming. The family then moved to Covesville, Va. where he lived until he served a tour in the U.S. Air Force as an Air Police Officer. He returned to Covesville after his tour of duty to help care for his parents and enjoy his nephews until marrying Vivian in 1973. He moved to Crozet where he lived the rest of his life enjoying his time with the love of his life, his wife Vivian and their cherished son, Mark. Wayne was a very intelligent person, graduating from Red Hill High School at age 16. He joined the U.S. Air Force at age 18 where he received a tour of the world thanks to "Uncle Sam". He later joined the U.Va. Police Department serving for six years as a police officer and the remaining 30 plus years as a Sergeant. After retirement, he worked part-time at the Police Dept. making a total of 40 years. His favorite things in life were his family, vacation trips, baseball especially the Boston Red Sox, sports, reading and gardening. People would ask him if he went to U.Va. football games after retirement and his answer was "No! I worked the games for 40 years. No way will I go to a game!" We love you Wayne! We will be there in spirit by your side always. God bless you and take care of you. You deserve it! The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Hill and Wood Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Hill and Wood Funeral Home with the Reverend Kathryn Korbon officiating. Interment to follow at Holly Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to either The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad, 1265 Crozet Ave., Crozet, VA 22932, or the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department, 5652 Three Notched Rd., Crozet, VA 22932. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hillandwood.com.