Johnston, Douglas

Douglas S Johnston U.S. Navy WWII
Douglas S Johnston U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 4/19/1926
Died On: 11/27/2011
Street Address: 850 Forest ave. Rye, NY
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-127

Douglas S Johnston was born in Connecticut in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 850 Forest ave. Rye, NY . Douglas was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1944. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

JOHNSTON, SR., Douglas S. Age 85, passed away November 27, 2011 at home with family following a brief illness. He was born in Thompson, CT on April 19, 1926. He graduated from Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH and attended Dartmouth College. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was honorably discharged following the war. Doug relocated to Nashville in 1954 and has been a part of the Nashville and Franklin communities since then. For most of his career, he worked in sales for Belding Heminway Corticelli, a New York based manufacturer of industrial thread. He was passionate about the work of the Exchange Club and the American Legion. He was a past President of the Brentwood Exchange Club and served as Commander of American Legion Post 156 in Brentwood. Mr. Johnston is survived by his wife, Shirley; his brother, Gordon of Corpus Christi, TX; his sons, Doug Jr. (Mary), Brentwood, Ken, Tulsa, OK, Evan (Susan), Lebanon, Chris (Edy), Thompson's Station, Eddie, Nashville; his daughter, Edie (Tom) Kelsey, Madison, MS and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family will be from 3-4 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 4 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2011, both at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 510 W. Main, Franklin, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the National Exchange Club Foundation or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. NASHVILLE FUNERAL AND CREMATION, 615-256-1605. - See more at:

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