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Don Johnston

May 25, 1938 — February 20, 2024

Marion, Virginia

Marion, Va.

Don Johnston age 85, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at his home.

Don grew up in Oregon, and was a graduate of the Northrop Institute of Technology in Inglewood, California. He then moved from California to Virginia in 1978 working with Brunswick as an aerospace engineer and later retiring as a structural engineer. Don had a talent and love for landscaping, and his beautiful, pristine 2 acres of property.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carrol and Florence Johnston; and son-in-law, Bryan Pollard.

Don is survived by his wife, Anna Johnston of Marion, Va.; three children, Melanie Pollard of Boston, Mass., Daniel Johnston (Peggy Murphy) of Appleton, Wis., and Rebecca Horvath (Eric) of Johnson City, Tenn.; sister, Jan Melcher of Estacada, Ore.; eleven grandchildren, Amber Pollard, Kyle Kramer (Brookelyn), Kelsey Kramer, Patrick, Elizabeth, and Natalie Johnston, Rachel and Samantha Ward, Emily, Caroline and Charlotte Horvath; and great-grandson, Calvin Kramer.

Family will receive friends Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 2 until 3 p.m. at Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown Chapel, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends of Hungry Mother State Park, PO Box 362, Marion VA 24354.

To share memories of Don Johnston please visit, Care for Don has been entrusted to Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion VA 24354.

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Fraziers' Seaver-Brown Chapel

237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

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