Sep 282011

Robert Dean Johnston, 52, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home in Holbrook. A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (Sept. 28) at the Holbrook Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Robert was born to Harry Dean Johnston and Elsie Rowland on July 1, 1959.

He was a member of the LDS church, and he worked as a cement finisher.

Robert enjoyed his time fishing, hunting, collecting petrified wood and watching old movies.

Survivors include his son, Jacob Benjamin Johnston of Holbrook; his daughter, Sarah Marie (Johnathan) Melborn of Harrison, Ark.; his grandson, Charles William Johnston; his mother, Elsie Rowland of Soda Springs, Idaho; and his sisters, Dawnette (Vic) Sylvester of Pleasant Grove, Utah, Tena Clouse of Soda Springs and Cindy (Blaine) Farnsworth of Holbrook.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Emma McLaws Hunsaker; his father, Harry Dean Johnston; and one sister, Tammra Holsten.

Silver Creek Mortuary of Taylor was in charge of the arrangements.