Franklin Newton

Franklin Newton

Franklin Newton

Born January 14, 1946 in Edmonton, AB.

Passed away March 7, 2012 in Smithers, B.C.

at the age of 66.

To Frank, music was everything. His love of music began when he started to work for a radio station in his younger years. His nickname became Ruttin Tuttin Frank Newton and from there was his legacy. The remainder of his life was spent working for CN Railway. Frank loved working for the Railway because he loved driving trains and bonding with the crew. Frank was known by a lot of people but the people he held close to his heart got to know the truly amazing person he was.

Survived by his wife, Christina Newton; son, Trevor; stepchildren, Jessi, Crystal, Tyler, Moya, Johnathon, and Zachery; and grandchildren, Brandon, Jett, John, Matt, Eve, Damien, Lucas, Chloe, Keira, and Isabel. He will be truly missed by friends and extended family.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Smithers Royal Canadian Legion from 2-4 p.m.

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