John J. Johnston

March 23, 1952 ~ December 10, 2020 (age 68)

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Johnston, John J., age 68 of Centerville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on March 23, 1952 in Dayton, OH, the son of the late Mack W. Jr., & Donna F. (Beckett) Johnston.

Mr. Johnston was a graduate of the West Carrollton High School Class of 1970; he honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam, and was a member of the American Legion Post #165, Miamisburg. John also was a small business owner of several different companies over the years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years Tonya (Slaton) Johnston, his twin daughters Jodie Reed and husband Lance & Jamie Feldner and husband Brad, 2 step-daughters Heather Lilly & Julie Bioeder, 2 step-sons Chris Blackburn & Cliff Decker and wife Ashley, his brother Jim Johnston, 7 grandchildren Parker & Conner Feldner, Peri Reed, A.J., Landon & Gregory Lilly & Jerry Blackburn, as well as numerous other relatives and many friends.

Private Funeral Services will be held with Mr. Ben Slaton officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or to the Wounded Warrior Project in John’s memory.

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