American Patriotic 10

James Russell Johnston

May 15, 1926 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 93)


James Russell Johnston,93, passed away on April 26, 2020, at Buffalo Crossings SNF in The Villages, FL. He was born in Troy, OH to Louis A. and Emma (Russell) Johnston.

Jim is survived by his wife, Darlene (Weibye) Johnston, of 52 years; two daughters, Stacey (Ronald) Petska and Lisa A. Johnston; one son, Russell J Johnston; two grandsons, Zachary and Griffin Johnston; one sister, Joan Rosenbaum; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond (Quintilla) Johnston and William (Margaret) Johnston, and sisters Margaret (Howard) Valentine and Virginia (Gordon) Jones.

Jim was a 1944 graduate of Troy High School. He was a veteran of WWII and Korea. He was in the carpet industry for many years.

Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Russell Johnston, please visit our floral store.


Private Interment

© 2020 Baird Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA