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.

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