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Hugh M. Johnston
October 23, 1915 June 28, 2009

Hugh M. Johnston was born in Lyons, Oregon. He attended schools in Fox Valley, Mill City and Stayton. He began trucking as a young man and began his own company hauling furniture, hay, lumber , gravel and many other products. He met and married Helen Thayer in 1939 and they made their home in Lyons. Hugh found great pleasure in raising cattle, trees and traveling. He was a member of the Masons, Lyons United Methodist Church, I.O.O.F. and served on the Mari-Linn School Board as well as the Lyons Fire Department Board.

Survived by:

Wife, Helen Johnston of Salem, OR

Daughter, Kathryn Sutherland (Fred) of Vancouver, WA

Son, Kenton Johnston of Corvallis, OR

Son, Tom Johnston (Jan) of Fountain Hills, AZ

Son, Bob Johnston (Debbie) of Lyons, OR

4 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren

Graveside Service will be held on July 11, 2009 at 1:00 p.m . at Fox Valley Cemetery with a Memorial following at Johnston Creek.

Contributions: Lyons Fire Department or ARC of Oregon

Arrangements by Weddle Funeral Services


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