A resident of Okeechobee since 1978, he was known as "The Fix-It Man". He enjoyed watching NASCAR and fishing. Mr. Johnston was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Toth.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Nancy Johnston; sons, Billy (Betty) of North Carolina, Bobby (Teresa), Okeechobee, Rodney, Okeechobee, Johnny (Mindy) of Ohio, Danny (Kim) of Sebring and Kevin (Carol), Okeechobee; daughters, Vickie Wilber (Doug), Canton and Wendy Cooper (Joe), Sebring; five stepdaughters, Debbie Brown, Williamsport, Rose Groves (Chuck) of Okeechobee, Tammy Ott (Larry), South Carolina, Rolanda Worthington (Scott), Minersville, PA and Robin Clark, Okeechobee;
twenty-six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Glen Johnston (Genevieve); two sisters, Phyllis Johnston, Troy and Genny Collins, Granville; and several nieces and nephews.
No services will be held at this time. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972.