Marvin William Johnston

Published 1:32 pm Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Marvin William Johnston, 87 years old, resident of Foley, AL went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on December 29, 2013. He was born in Camden, AL on June 17, 1926 to loving parents Chapman Richard Johnston and Carrie Ester Autrey. He was preceded in death by his parents, a beautiful wife of 65 years, Betty Ruth Rose Johnston, a son John ”Johnny” David Johnston, a great granddaughter Sydney Anne Shah, two brothers Calvin Johnston, Roy “Dub” Johnston a sister Kathleen Hill and two grandsons Robert Johnston and Marvin William “ Billy” Johnston III. Surviving him is his son Marvin William “Bill” Johnston, Jr., daughter Debra Ann Shah. Grandchildren William Shane Brown, Nathan Roy Brown, Natalie Ruth Drumm, Amish Satish Shah, Douglas Johnston, Stephanie Jean Richards, Jonelle Straube, John Johnston, Jr., Connie and Dianna Johnston. He has 19 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, a very special niece Sally K. Burton, an Uncle H.J. Autrey “Son”, along with several other loved nieces and nephews.

Marvin was an avid scratch golfer. When he wasn’t playing golf, his favorite pass time was playing with his grandbabies and loving on his family.

Memorials may be sent in his honor to, Sydney’s Secret Rainbows Legacy Fund, c/o Elkhart County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 2932, Elkhart, IN 46515

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