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Garry Johnston

November 11, 1950 — July 21, 2023

Garry Johnston, age 72, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2023. He was born on November 11, 1950, in Columbus, Ohio. He joined the United States Army in October 1969, and served two tours in Vietnam before being honorably discharged in October 1972. Following his time in the Army, Garry worked many years in the manufacturing and transportation industry.

Garry is survived by his daughters Christina (Kevin) Baker, and Kelly (Joshawa) Riley, their mother Nancy Glass, five grandchildren, Ashleigh (Alan) Vieira, Kaitlyn Owen, Ally, Joshawa, and Madison Riley, two great-grandchildren Charlotte and William Vieira, many special friends including Mark Fields, Joe Reuter, and Bo Steel, as well as extended family.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Fayette County for their care during Garry’s final days.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 5-7 P.M., with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at the RADER-McDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. MAIN STREET, WEST JEFFERSON, OH, 43162.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Wounded Warriors Foundation: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516,  or Hospice of Fayette County: Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, OH, 43160-0849.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Garry Johnston, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home

1355 W. Main St, West Jefferson, OH 43162

Military Honors will follow visitation at 7:00 P.M.

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 27, 2023

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1355 W. Main St, West Jefferson, OH 43162

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