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Charles Johnston

January 15, 2013
The Inter-Mountain

Charles Everett Johnston, 89, of Canaan Valley, departed this life Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Morgantown.

He was born Sept. 10, 1923, at Davis, a son of the late Mortimer and Artie Thompson Johnston of Canaan Valley.

He was married to the former Beatrice Pennington Johnston, and they had celebrated 66 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Reva and Joe Harman of Canaan Valley, Nettie Johnston of Canaan Valley and Faith and John Mininger of Hickory, N.C. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Chad Harman, Heather (Harman) Brown, Lynne (Mininger) Bledsoe and Aaron Mininger; and one great-grandchild, Wesley Harman. One niece and five nephews also survive.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by his brother, Willard Johnston.

Everett graduated from Davis High School in 1941. Shortly after graduation, he began working as a carpenter. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local 604 since 1948. Also, he operated Johnston's TV Service in Canaan Valley for many years.

Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home today from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate. Interment will follow in Buena Cemetery in Canaan Valley.

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