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Arthur Ronald Johnston
March 13, 1939 ~ June 3, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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ARTHUR JOHNSTON, SON OF CLARK AND MILDRED (FELDMAN) JOHNSTON DIED ON JUNE 3, 2023 IN WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA AT THE AGE OF 83. THERE WILL BE A GRAVESIDE MEMORIAL SERVICE AT THE LYONS MUNICIPAL CEMETERY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st AT 1:00.
ARTHUR WAS BORN MARCH 13, 1939 IN LYONS. HE GRADUATED FROM LYONS HIGH SCHOOL IN 1957 AND RECEIVED HIS BACHELOR'S DEGREE FROM KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY IN 1962. HE SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY DURING THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. HE WAS RETIRED AND LIVING IN WOODLAND AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH.
ARTHUR WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MARY MURPHY ON JAN. 13, 1968. HIS WIFE OF 55 YEARS DIED AT THEIR HOME IN WOODLAND ON AUGUST 1, 2023.
ART AND MARY ARE SURVIVED BY 3 ADULT CHILDREN: PHILLIP, JOANNE AND DAVID ALL OF CALIFORNIA, 4 GRANDCHILDREN AND ONE BROTHER, KEITH JOHNSTON OF MISSOURI.
ARTHUR NEVER LOST HIS LOVE OF HIS ROOTS IN KANSAS. ARTHUR CHOSE TO BE BURIED IN THE JOHNSTON FAMILY PLOT NEXT TO HIS PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS AND GREAT GRANDPARENTS. IF YOU WISH TO MAKE A MEMORIAL DONATION, PLEASE
SUPPORT "FRIENDS OF ANIMALS RICE COUNTY" IN CARE OF BIRZER FUNERAL HOME, LYONS.