GIBSONVILLE Phillip Wylie Newton, 53, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at his home in Gibsonville. He was the son of William Lawson Newton of Concord and Linda Dabbs Livengood and stepfather, Jim W. Livengood of Rockwell. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sandra Becker Newton; daughter, Kathleen S. Newton; stepson, Charles R. Becker; grandsons, Ronan F. Greig, Cole D. Greig; sister, Billinda E. Newton; and brother, Perry L. Newton. Mr. Newton was a graduate of Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, where he excelled in CP classes, football, wrestling and track as well as chorus. He was self-employed as a real estate entrepreneur and later as a "gentleman farmer." Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m., at Carolina Memorial Park.