Mr. Eston Grant “Eddy” Johnston, Jr., age 68, of Jackson, GA passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin. He was born on Wednesday, October 5, 1949 in Forsyth, GA to the late Eston Grant Johnston, Sr. and the late Lois Lucille Ricks Johnston. Eddy was a member of Worthville Baptist Church and attended Towaliga Baptist Church. He was retired from Georgia Power Company. Eddy enjoyed farming and “making his rounds”. He loved Bluegrass music. Eddy loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Eston and Lois Johnston; his brothers, Ray Boynton Johnston and James Randy Johnston; and nephew, Kerry Wayne Johnson.
Eddy is survived by his wife of 45 years, Vicki Washington Johnston; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Chris Pitts; granddaughters, Whitney Gibson, Breanna Gibson, Ashlyn Pitts, Madison Pitts; great-grandson, Remington Gibson; sister, Ethel Ann Johnson; brother, Howard Neil Johnston; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Keith and Claudia Washington and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Mr. Eddy Johnston will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Towaliga Baptist Church with Reverend Casey Harpe officiating. Interment will follow in Worthville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.sherrell-westburyfh.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Towaliga Baptist Church Youth Fund, P.O. Box 674, Jackson, GA 30233 or Worthville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 112 Old South River Road, Jackson, GA 30233
Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home, 212 E. College Street, Jackson, is serving the Johnston Family.
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