Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Russell Eugene Newton


09/21/1959 - 08/26/2020


Russell Eugene Newton, age 60 of Andrews, NC passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

     He was a born in Rutherford County, NC but had resided in Andrews, NC. He is the son of Grace Ellis Horton Newton and the late Velestes "V.O" Oren Newton. Russell was a tool machinist at Snap-On Tools. He was an avid volunteer for the Cruise Night for Kids Car Show. Russell was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church.

     He is survived by his mother, Grace Newton; one son, Travis Newton; one daughter, Heather Newton; three brothers, Dean Newton, Gary Newton and wife Angie and Alan Newton and wife Jill; two sisters, Deborah Broome and husband Jerry and Faye Birchfield; five grandchildren, Dalton Hooper, Paige Hooper, Connor Newton, Haven Newton and Dallas Newton; and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral Services will be held at 4 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews. Pastor Rex Allen Sellers will be officiating.

     The family will receive friends from 2 pm - 4pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cruise Night For The Kids, P.O. Box 245, Andrews, NC 28901.

     You may send tributes to the Newton family at www.townson-rose.com

     Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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