Larry C. Johnston, 63, of Rutland died unexpectedly Monday, March 18, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington.
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He was born in Springfield, VT, on October 10, 1949, the son of Gordon and Shirley (Gilmore) Johnston.
Larry was a graduate of West Rutland High School, Class of 1968.
On August 14, 1971, Larry was married to Lynn (McLaughlin) Johnston.
He was employed for 36 years in many departments with Central Vermont Public Service Corp., retiring in 2010.
He was a former volunteer firefighter for the Town of Ira, a member of the Italian Aid Society and the VFW men's auxiliary.
Surviving are his wife Lynn of Rutland; a son Joseph Johnston and his wife Sarah of Rutland; a daughter Leanne M. Bixby and her husband J.J. of Rutland; a brother Bruce Johnston of Ira; a sister Linda Crossman and her husband John of Ira; his mother-in-law, Janice McLaughlin, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; four grandchildren, Sophia Johnston, Morgan Johnston, Maya Mitowski and Jordan Bixby; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, at 2 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Visiting hours will be held Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Rutland County Humane Society, Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Published in Rutland Herald on Mar. 20, 2013