Loyd Gale Johnston

October 3, 1934 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 86)


Loyd Gale Johnston, 86, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion.
Loyd was born in Franklin COunty, IL on October 3, 1934, the son of John Towner & Jennie (Brown) Johnston.
Mr. Johnston was a retired Tree Trimmer.
Loyd is survived by his:
Richard Johnston & his children: Rachael & Keenan
Gayla Williams
Lisa Johnston
Brother: Larry Johnston & wife Sharon
Mr. Johnston was preceded in death by his Parents, by a Daughter-Marsha, by a Daughter-Lorrie, by a Sister-Joy Guess and by 2 Brothers-Olin Lee & Noble.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, February 19th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial with Military Rites conducted by the Benton American Legion & VFW Posts will be in the Shiloh Cemetery in Whittington. Visitation will be after 12:00 P.M. Noon onFriday at the funeral home.
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February 19, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
February 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Graveside Service
February 19, 2021

1:30 PM
Shiloh Cemetery, Whittington

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