Eddie Lee Johnston Sr., 82 of Grove City died Friday, January 20, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on Tuesday, August 21, 1934 in Parkersburg, WV the son of Elmer Luther Johnston and Martha Evelyn Sams Johnston.
Eddie was a Korean Conflict Navy Veteran and retired from CarQuest Auto Parts in Columbus Ohio. He really enjoyed watching WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment and was also a NASCAR Fan.
He is survived by his sons: Eddie L. Johnston, Jr. of Cleveland and Staff Sgt. "Ret." Jamie L. (Joan) Johnston of Petersburg, TN; daughters: Rebecca "Becki" A. Stabile of Grove City, Trisha (Robert) Liff of Era, OH and Tonya L. Johnston of Grove City; Grandchildren, Rachel (Roy), Wendi, Randi, Scott, Erin, Justin, Jeremy (Lindi), Debra (Trevor), Courtney, Shannen & Nathan (Katie). Great Grandchildren, Sierra, Rhianna, Rhys, Bryson, Wyatt, Shaylynne, Rowan, Sawyer and Aiden; Brothers & Sisters, Don (Peggy) Johnston, Dale (Karen) Johnston, Wayne (Jerry) Johnston, Lillie Satow and Nancy ("MD") Cook. Eddie was preceded in death in addition to his parents by his wife, Grace A. (Johnson) Johnston, a son, Gregory Johnston, and a son-in-law, Greg Stabile.
Friends may call 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home where funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 26, 2017 with Chaplain Tim Patton officiating. Burial with Military Honors will conclude at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Eddie’s family please click on the TRIBUTE WALL link at the top of the page.