November 12, 2018

Virgil Johnston

VIRGIL REX JOHNSTON, 93, of Deland, Fla., received his Heavenly reward on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. He was born on December 18, 1924, in Grove, Oklahoma, the son of the late Parker and Ninett Johnston. Virgil was a WWII Marine Corps veteran and an Elder at his church, The Open Door Christian Church in DeLand. He was loved by all. Virgil is survived by his wife, Lola M. Johnston, November 28 would have been 43 years; his children and their husbands and wives, Michael R. (Debbie) Johnston, Monica Casto, Pamela (Roger) Rash, John Ingram, Mark (Gayle) Ingram, Scott (Kim) Ingram, Timothy Ingram, and his daughter-in-law, Marta Ingram. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Marvin (Barbara) Johnston and Eldon (Nancy) Johnston; and his sister, Mary Fahne stock. Virgil was predeceased by his son, Carl Ingram, and his five brothers, Jim, Hubert, Floyd, Dale and Junior Johnston, also by his two sisters, Thelma Walker and Pearl Alkinson. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, atLohman Funeral Home, 935 E. New York Ave., Deland, Fla. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018, at The Open Door Christian Church, 1700 S. Clara Ave., Deland, Fla. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Open Door Christian Church, Deland, 1700 S. Clara Ave., Deland, FL 32720. Online memories and condolences may be made atwww.lohmanfuneralhomes.com.

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