Henry Paul Johnston, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 26, 2021. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2021, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel.
Born June 10, 1935 in Conway, SC, he was a son of the late Henry Hartford Johnston and Doris Johnson Johnston. Henry graduated from Conway High School in 1953. He was employed by Westvaco for 44 years and retired in 1998. He loved NASCAR and owned a used car business for over 40 years. He enjoyed coffee and working in his yard. Henry was a member of Cooper River Baptist Church.
Henry is survived by his wife of 65 years, Frances Rabon Johnston of North Charleston, SC; a very dear sister-in-law, Clara Johnston of Myrtle Beach, SC; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his two sons, Henry Steven Johnston and Kenneth Hartford Johnston; his two brothers, E. Gates Johnston and Philip L. Johnston; and his three sisters, Evelyn Cockfield, Marian Jeffcoat, and Helen Perry.
Special thanks to family and friends for their love and care and thanks to our very dear caregiver, Amanda Scheibelhoffer for her love and concern and to Amedisys Hospice for their care.