Robert E. Johnston Sr.

Robert E. Johnston Sr.,

69, of Jamestown, passed

away Wednesday (Jan. 30,

2013) in WCA Hospital.

A lifelong area resident,

he was born March 8, 1943, in Jamestown, the son of

the late Harrie and Martha

Saulsgiver Johnston.

Robert attended Falconer

High School and was a

veteran of the U.S. Army,

serving during the Korean

War. In earlier years he was

employed by Pearl City

and currently was employed by Meals on


He enjoyed spending

time with his family, listening to country and

bluegrass music, computers, coffee shops and animals.

Surviving are three sons:

Robert E. (Brenda) Johns-

ton Jr. of Sugar Grove, Pa.,

James E. Johnston of Cherry Creek, William T. Johnston (Bernice Coleson) of

Ashville, Tammy L. Johnston, Kimberly (Simon)

Bhatti and Lorraine (Jacob)

Lopez, all of Phoenix,

Ariz.; and 14 grandchildren: Travis Johnston,

Christopher Johnston, Julie

Weaver, Andrew Johnston,

Michael Johnston, Andrea

Johnston, Amber Johnston,

Krista Kay, Michael Kay,

Dylan Kay, Makayla Johnston, Melia Johnston, Jere-

miah Bhatti and Isaac Bhatti; a brother Terry A. (Judy)

Johnston of Bemus Point;

and two sisters: Betty S.

(Tim) Rhodes of Jamestown

and Patricia (Skip) Hays of


Besides his parents he

was preceded in death by a

sister, Sally A. Verrett.

A memorial service will

be held at 1 p.m. Friday in

the Falconer Funeral Home.

The Rev. David Olson pastor of Ross Mills Church of

God will officiate. Inurnment will be in Ross Mills


The family will receive

friends one hour prior to

the memorial service.

Memorials may be

donated to a charity of

one’s choice.

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