John Howard Johnston Jr.

Staff Written Obituaries

John Howard Johnston Jr. passed away peacefully at his home June 25, 2020 at the age of 88. Mr. Johnston was born July 17, 1931 to the late John Howard Johnston Sr. and Lula Cooper Johnston.

After serving four years in the United States Air Force, he returned home and began a dairy business, which he operated 40 years. After retiring from dairying he worked for the State Park Golf Course where he made many golfing friends.

He loved his time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Carolyn McAdams Johnston, two sons John Johnston and Russell Johnston and five grandchildren, a brother Harold Johnston. He was preceded in death by two sisters Joanne Doremus and Mae Fagan.

Burial was at Shiloh Baptist Church, Newborn, where he was a faithful member for 56 years.

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