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Visitation

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Friday February 25th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Friday February 25th, 2022
2:00pm

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Burial

Maltba Family Cemetery
Friday February 25th, 2022

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Newt "Tooter" Maltba, Jr.

 

On the evening of Sunday, February 20, 2022, Newt “Tooter” Maltba, Jr. passed away at Watauga Medical Center. A native of Avery County, Newt was born on March 23, 1968 to Newt Maltba, Sr. and Gail Braswell Maltba.

 

He is preceded in death by one son, Levi Maltba and one grandson, Levi Chance Maltba.

 

Newt was a co-owner of Maltba Tree Service for over six years and was known as a master of all trades. He had a big heart and was a loving father, brother and grandfather who will be greatly missed.

 

Along with his parents, he is survived by two children, Larry Maltba (Kelli) and Deziree Maltba (Brent); his companion, Kay Holtsclaw; siblings, Roy Maltba (Renee), Jack Maltba, April Maltba Benfield (Jeff) and bonus brother, Fred Tipton. Also surviving Newt are three grandchildren, Bentley Milam, Eli Cope and River Wiseman.

 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service with Reverends Cotton Ray and Roy Maltba. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at the Maltba Family Cemetery in Avery County.


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Guestbook

I always had a lot of respect for newt along with everyone who knew him..I think he helped everyone who needed it and helped everyone make money he was definitely a respected person I know he will be missed by many RIP Tooter

Nicholas Mckinney Mar 2 2022 9:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Newt Maltba, Jr.

Nicholas Mckinney Mar 2 2022 9:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Newt Maltba, Jr.

David &Lisa kirkland Mar 1 2022 12:12 AM

on a day that I was down and out on my luck, a gentleman with a kind heart appeared from out of nowhere and came to my aide. That man was Tooter. For that I will always be grateful. My condolences to all of Tooters family and friends during this time of great loss. My prayers are with you.

Scott Cunningham Feb 25 2022 2:55 PM

Praying for the family 🙏 May God comfort you all through this difficult time.❤️

Ronnie and Diana Vance Feb 25 2022 11:18 AM

RIP Newt sending love and prayers to the whole family

Junior Snyder Feb 25 2022 7:42 AM

Heartfelt prayers for the family. May God grant comfort and peace to his family and friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

Marylen, Betty & Jim Hastings Feb 25 2022 12:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Newt Maltba, Jr.

Polly Maltba Feb 24 2022 8:27 PM

So sad to hear of Newt passing away. We have a cabin on Dobson Knob and we love talking to him. He was a kind man who loved helping others. Prayers for Kay and the family during this great loss.RIP our friend. John and Linda Stevens

Linda Stevens Feb 24 2022 5:26 PM

So sad to hear of Newt passing. We have a cabin on Dobson Knob and we loved talking to him. He was a master of working on things. Prayers for the family and Kaye our hearts are sadden for you. John and Linda Stevens

Linda Stevens Feb 24 2022 5:10 PM

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