Obit: Roy Johnston

Obit: Roy Johnston

May 20th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Roy Allen Johnston, 71, of Ooltewah, went to be home with the Lord on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at The Health Care Center at Standifer Place.He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Johnston.He is survived by his mother, Carrie Bell Johnston, of Ooltewah; one sister, Carol Jordan of Apison; one nephew, Chris and Angie Jordan; one niece, Debbie and Jeff Delashmitt; eight great-nieces and nephews; and lots of friends both young and old at the Ooltewah Youth Association Baseball Field as baseball was his passion, The Atlanta Braves being his favorite team.Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, May 20, 2011, at Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Bennett officiating.Interment Friday at Plowman Cemetery in Apison.Pallbearers are Steven Braden, Kenny Lawson, Time Moore, Alex Padgett, Tim Stafford, Bill Twitty.The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. today at the funeral home.Please go to www.bowersfh.com and sign the guest book and offer your condolences.Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Decatur Chapel of Decatur, 423-334-3661.