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Ernest Barnwell Johnston, Jr.

Aug 27, 2021

Ernest Barnwell Johnston, Jr., 91, of Shepherdstown, died Monday, August 16, 2021.

Born June 26, 1930 in Selma, Alabama, he was the son of the late Ernest Barnwell Johnston and Emma Julia Thomas. He was a diplomat for the United States government and enjoyed living in different parts of the world. He spent his last 30 years in Shepherdstown, which he greatly enjoyed.

He leaves behind his wife, Joan Lord, four daughters, one sister and six grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother.

There will be a memorial service in the fall organized by the family.