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Richard "Dick" W. Jr.
Richard "Dick" W. Johnston, Jr. age 75, of Toledo, Ohio passed away December 30, 2013, at Ebeid Hospice Residence after a short battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 8, 1938 in
Akron, Ohio to Richard and Agnes (Wiggins) Johnston Sr. Dick was employed with General Motors for more than 35 years, retiring as a Production Superintendent in 1992. He was an avid boater and member of the Bayview Yacht Club and
Put-in-Bay Yacht Club.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving sons, Matthew A. (Kelly) Johnston and Joel E. (Joy) Johnston; grandchildren, Claire, Ryan, Kyle, Jeremiah and Josephine Johnston, and brother, Ed (Bev) Johnston. In addition to his parents, Dick was
preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Evelyn Johnston.
The family will receive guests Thursday, January 2, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home - SW Chapel, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). The family will also receive guests Friday, January 3, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at Sylvania United Methodist Church, 7000 Erie Street, Sylvania, Ohio 43560. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ebeid Hospice Residence in Dick's memory.
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Published in Toledo Blade from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2014