Mervin R. Johns

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Mervin R. Johns, 67, of Augusta, GA, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Born in Marietta, PA, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Dorothy (Roland) Johns.

Mervin graduated from the University of Evansville with a degree in Electrical Engineering and worked at various nuclear power sites throughout his career. He was a pilot, served in the Airforce National Guard, and lived in South Africa for 18 years. Mervin had enjoyed flying and also participated in activities such as hang gliding, wind surfing and flying an ultralight. He had a great sense of humor, was adventurous and loved his family.

Mervin is survived by two sons, M. Arend Johns and Aidan R. Johns both of Augusta, GA; two brothers, Gary L. Johns, husband of Estelle of Simpsonville, SC and John K. Johns, husband of Donna of Elizabethtown, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Coble.

A memorial service honoring Mervin's life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy, Pa., on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home before the service from 3:00 to 4:00. Interment will be private at East Donegal Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a in his honor.

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 2, 2017