Charles Robert Johnston

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Charles Robert Johnston, 78, formerly of Seligman, passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Pt. Lookout Nursing & Rehab. He was born July 9, 1936, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Charles R. Johnston and Virginia (Repp) Johnston. He attended Southwest High School in Washburn. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1980. He retired as a Master Sergeant from the Little Rock Air Force Base.

After retirement, he lived in Seligman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Seligman. He had moved to Branson to be closer to his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Russell.

Survivors include: his son, Robert Johnston and his wife, Debra, of Branson; two daughters, Catherine German and her husband, Randy, of Raymore, Susan Fletcher and her husband, Allen, of Jericho Springs; one brother, Richard Larimer and his wife, Kathy, of Kansas City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held March 8 in Branson. Graveside services will be March 9, at 10 a.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home, Branson.