Thursday, February 17, 2011

Randall Ralph "Randy" Johnston, 54, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in his home.

He was born Dec. 4, 1956, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Ralph Thomas and Meryl Helen (Layson) Johnston, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were two brothers; one sister and the love of his life, Peggy Smith.

Survivors include: one son, Levi Johnson, of Springfield; one daughter, Crystal Hayes and Brandon Bennett, of Rogersville; one brother, Lane Johnston, of Brighton; one sister, Linda Layson, of Olathe, Kan.; and three grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Topeka, Kan. In 1986, he moved from Topeka to Shell Knob to make his home. For several years he was employed at Viola Boat Dock, which his family owned.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences


Shell Knob, Missouri