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Robert M. Johnston Jr.


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Robert M. Johnston Jr. Obituary
Robert M. Johnston Jr., 71, of Phong Nha, Binh Tri Thien, Vietnam, formerly of Freeport and Kittanning, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018. He was born July 15, 1946, in Kittanning, to Robert M. Johnston Sr. and Evelyn Ashenfelter. Bob was a three tour veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, serving on the rivers in the I-Corp area of what was South Vietnam. Bob spent the last 11 years in Vietnam, where he is survived by his wife of eight years, Phoung Diep Minh. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepbrother Miles Caughey; two daughters, Olivia A. (Alan) Walker and Kathleen D. (Brad) Baum; and a granddaughter Madison R. Walker.
Bob was cremated and his ashes were spread in the Cua Viet River.
He was preceded in death by both parents and two sisters, Kareen Johnston Tucker and Eve Johnston Strella. By request of family, contributions may be sent to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Published in The Valley News Dispatch on May 16, 2018
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