Johnston, Ruben J. (Summerville)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Ruben J. Johnston, 61, of Summerville, GA, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, in a Rome hospital, after a brief illness. 

He was a lifetime native of Chattooga County, GA, born on November 5, 1951 to the late Julius Vernon (Bud) Johnston and Mary Alice Hackler Johnston. He spent the majority of his life in the logging profession, and was a Baptist by Faith. 

Mr. Johnston was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Sentell; and brothers, Gene & Joe Johnston. 

He is survived by his loving wife of more than 30 years, Thelma E. Johnston; children, Matthew Johnston of Fort Payne, AL., Kim Campbell of Kentucky, Kristy Johnston and Jeremy Johnston both of Lyerly; brothers, Fred & Don Johnston both of Summerville, Frank Johnston of Trion, and Roger Johnston of Centre, AL.; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 27 at 11 a.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Tapp officiating, and entombment following in Greenhills Memory Garden. Pallbearers will be Travis Wright, Jason Wright, Mason Eller, Doug Gravino, Doug Farmer, Scott Johnston, Brian Johnston, Joshua Johnston and Preston Johnston. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Earle Rainwater Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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