Luginbuel Funeral Home Vinita - Jimmy "Jim" Wade Newton passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 26, 2018 in Vinita, OK at the age of 53. Jim was born on December 17, 1964 in Anadarko, OK to Phyllis Joanne (Beitler) Newton and Jimmy Allan Newton. While Jim spent several years in western Oklahoma working in the oil fields he considered Vinita his home. Jim was an accomplished plumber and took great pride in his work in the trade. He worked for J&L's Plumbing and the City of Vinita in the Water Department for many years before opening his own business, Newt's Plumbing and Drain, in 2011. Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and friends as well as being outdoors, fishing or taking in the Oklahoma scenery on his motorcycle. His greatest joy in life was his family, and his grandchildren will immeasurably miss their Papa Jim. He made many friends throughout his life and each one holds a special place in his heart. Jim is survived by his children, Cody Newton and wife Shannon of Vinita, Tyson Newton and wife Whitney of Vinita, and Alexa Newton of Vinita; his siblings, Steve Newton and wife Debbie of Elgin, Ok and Vickie VanScoder and husband Doyle of Anadarko, Ok; grandchildren, Emma newton of Bixby, Ok, McKenzie Newton, Baylor Newton and Lincoln Newton all of Vinita, OK, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis Kimble and Jim Newton; and his brother, Cleve Newton.
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm, Luginbuel Funeral Home Vinita
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm, Luginbuel Funeral Home Vinita
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 2:00pm, Luginbuel Funeral Home Vinita
Fairview Cemetery - Vinita