2017-09-13 / Obituaries



Richard L. Johnston, age 81, of Peck, died September 7, 2017. He was born in Peck, to Kenneth and Lola Johnston. Dick graduated from Peck High School Class of 1954. He was drafted into the United States Army and was honorably discharged for his service. Richard was united in marriage to Jennie Bower on April 23, 1966.

Richard was a dairy farmer for over 20 years and also worked for Travco Corp. in Brown City for 17 years. He had played football and baseball in high school and enjoyed watching the games.

Richard is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jennie Johnston; three children, Kathleen (Bruce Soule) Johnston, William Edward (Janet) Johnston and Duane Johnston; seven grandchildren, Rachael, Scott, Caitlin, Justine, Taylor, Lexi and Rylee and three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Donte and SJ and a sister-in-law, Carol Johnston.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ronald, James and David.

Funeral services were held at the Peck Banquet Hall at 5335 S. Sandusky Road behind St. John Church.

Burial was in Elk Township Cemetery.

Arrangements handled by the Carman Funeral Home in Brown City.

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