Lloyd (Ray) Johnston

| May 30, 2018

Lloyd (Ray) Johnston, 59, (a native of Huey) of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, after a short courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born August 7, 1959, he was the son of Joe and Tootie (Curry) Johnston. Ray attended Union High School in Rimersburg.

He was married June 23, 1979, to Holly Earley who preceded him in death in 1993.

Ray worked at Capital Concrete and Bay Concrete and in the past, he was a tree cutter. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, Nascar fan and enjoyed playing pool.

Ray is survived by his loving companion Susan Gott of Virginia Beach, Virginia; his four brothers and their wives; Joe and Karen Johnston of New Bethlehem, Scott and Gloria Johnston of Rimersburg, Ron and Cathy Johnston of Rimersburg and Jim and Cindy Johnston of Parker and a special nephew Jarrod Wilson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister Cathy Klingensmith.

A celebration of Ray’s life will be held at a later time.

Inurnment will be in the Sligo cemetery.

Rays family suggests memorials be made to the FOE #3204 Building Fund 1061 Newton Rd. Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462.

The Varner Funeral Home in Sligo is in charge of local arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.varnerfuneralhome.com.


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