Russell F. Newton, 75 of Ravenel died on Tuesday. Mr. Newton was a heavy equipment operator for Charleston County Public Works. He was the husband of Betty Jo Newton. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. A memorial service celebrating his life will take place on Sunday, September 14 at 3:00PM at The First Baptist Church of Ravenel (5987 S Carolina 165, Ravenel, SC 29470) Arrangements are by Simplicity Lowcountry & Burial Services.