HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Ralph A. Newton beloved husband of Kwang Cha Newton entered into rest at Eisenhower Medical Center on Saturday, December 13, 2008. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Hong officiating. Military honors will be at the graveside. Mr. Newton was a retired SGM. in the U.S. Army, he served two tours in Vietnam . He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by his family and friends. Survivors include, one son, John Newton of Osan, South Korea, one daughter, Toni Holt of Martinez, one brother, Gene Newton of Augusta, and one sister Jenniffer Blunt of Vidalia. Four grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, December 16, 2008 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. The U.S. Army will serve as pallbearers. Platts Funeral Home 337 N. Belair Rd. Evans, GA. 706-860-6166. Please send condolences and sign the register book at wwwplattsfuneralhome.com.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 16, 2008