Billy J. Johnston, 83, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Blessing Funeral Home. Interment: Mansfield Cemetery. Billy was born in Mansfield on Aug. 26, 1930, the son of W.L. and Lucy Johnston. He married Mary Ann Brown in Mansfield on July 28, 1951. Billy was a retired inspector for the Texas Department of Transportation and a veteran of the U.S. Navy
. Billy was preceded in death by his parents, W.L. and Lucy Johnston; brothers, Ralph and Fred Johnston; sister, Martha Johnston; and parents-in-law, R.S. and Edna Brown. Survivors: Wife, Mary Ann Johnston; son, Randy Johnston; daughter, Joy Keller and husband, Don; grandchildren, Kirk Keller and wife, Caitlyn, and Kolby Keller; great-grandson, Kason; brother, James Johnston and wife, Billye; sister, Shirley Bolding and husband, Kent; sister-in-law, Lorette Johnston; and numerous nieces and nephews.