Russell Newton

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Russell Newton

    Russell Eugene Newton, 60, of Andrews, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020.
    He was a born in Rutherford County, but had resided in Andrews.
    He was the son of Grace Ellis Horton Newton of Andrews 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 were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews. Pastor Rex Allen Sellers officiated.
    The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 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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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.