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William “Bill” Alfred Johnston, Sr.

May 29, 2015

William “Bill” Alfred Johnston, Sr., 78, of Charles Town, known to his grandchildren as “Pee Paw,” passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his residence.

Born Sept. 21, 1936, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Owen P. Johnston and Mary Ainsworth Johnston.

He was of the Methodist faith and worked for the Board of Education.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 53 years, Linda, at home; four sons, William Jr. of Harpers Ferry, Jerry Johnston and wife, Tena, of Charles Town, Steve Johnston and wife, Sandy, of Harpers Ferry and Dana Johnston, and wife, Vicki, of Shepherdstown; one sister, Mabel Breeden, of Berryville, Virginia; one brother, Samuel Johnston, of Harpers Ferry; and many loving grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Mark Johnston.

Private graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com