Rick Newton, Founder Of Dive Shop, Dies at 60 by Jan Cottingham Posted 1/30/2013 10:35 am Updated 5 years ago Richard V. "Rick" Newton Jr., 60, the founder of Rick's Pro Dive 'N Ski Shop of North Little Rock, died Sunday of early onset Alzheimer's disease. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.