Robert R. Johns

| June 4, 2018

Robert R. Johns, 71, of Brookville, passed away Thursday evening, May 31, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on October 28, 1946, in Natrona Heights; son of the late Jesse R. and Billie F. Magan Johns.

Robert was married to Judith McElhinney, who survives.

He worked for different Auto Body businesses as a custom painter and also worked as a maintenance contractor and retired from PennDOT as an equipment operator.

Robert served in the US Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran. He was a member of the Brookville Eagles Club #983 and the Brookville Fireman’s Club.

He loved muscle cars and motorcycles and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, the outdoors, shooting pool, and spending time with his grandsons.

Robert is survived by his wife, two sons, Michael R. Johns of Emporium and Brian J. Johns and his wife Dione of Pittsburgh, and his grandsons, Zakkary M. Johns of Emporium and Joseph M. Johns of Pittsburgh.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Alexis Marie Johns.

There will be no public visitation.

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

The Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion is handling the arrangements.

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