Johnny G. Newton, age 80, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. A memorial service will be held at his home, 535 MYOSA Lane, Bennettsville, SC, at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 22, 2019, directed by Belk Funeral Home.
Born in Marlboro County, he was the son of the late R. Gilchrist Newton and the late Dorothy Wise Newton. He made a living and provided for his family both as a farmer and a handyman. Johnny enjoyed being a leader of the 4H Shooting-Sports and had driven race cars earlier in his life. He was a member of Boykin United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Gwen Blackwell Newton, four daughters: Robin N. (Mike) Echols of Pendleton, Renee N. Sattele of Anderson, Reba Newton of Society Hill, Johnna Newton Kent of Bennettsville; a son, Dr. Kevin (Lori) Sattele of Florence, grandchildren: Justin (Lindsay) Sattele, Hayden (Meghan) Echols, Logan (William) Monts, R.W. O'Tuel, Lauren Sattele, Jenna Sattele; great-grands, Jonathan Sattele and Gray Monts, a brother, Jerry B. (Gladys Kinard) Newton of Bennettsville and a sister, Dorothy (Brush) Babb of Orangeburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 4H Natural Resources at https://cualumni.clemson.edu/give/search
A Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Boykin United Methodist Church, 1709 Highway 79 E, Bennettsville, SC 29512
JUN 21. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boykin United Methodist Church
1709 Highway 79 E
Bennettsville, SC, 29512