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Richard Francis Johnston


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Richard Francis Johnston

Shreveport - Richard was born on January 31, 1930 and went to be with God on January 5, 2019. He graduated from Fair Park High School in 1946 and Northwestern University. He served in the Air Force from 1949 to 1953. His working years were with the oil and gas field as an accountant with Jones-O'Brian, Irish Enterprises, and Smith Operating.

After retiring he worked as office administrator/treasurer for St. Paul Lutheran Church for over 25 years. He was preceded in death by parents Francis J. and Fannie Belle (Givens) Johnston, sister Joanne Burney, husband Waymond, and his son Gary. He is survived by wife Betty (Nitschke), daughter Janis Jones, son Dwaine Johnston and his son David, wife Dana and step-son Zachery Jackson, stepdaughter Kimberly and Husband Matthew Duet.

He has donated his body to LSU-Med. Memorial service at Christ Lutheran was held Wednesday, 9, 2019. Special thanks to the staff/aids at Garden Park Nursing Home and St. Joseph Hospice for loving and care.
Published in Shreveport Times on Jan. 13, 2019
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