Bernard Arthur Newton, 85, Independence, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

Bernard Arthur Newton, 85, Independence, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2010 at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Bernard was born October 31, 1925 the son of Carl A. and Ruth Helen (McGuire) Newton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII and worked as a clerk for the Postal Service.

Bernard was preceded in death by his wife Naomi in 1995 and later his second wife Beulah Polston in 2006.

Survivors include his sisters, Opal Young and Audrey Ohl and numerous nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel.