Glenn R. “Budd” Johnston, 73, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at his home in Surfside Beach, South Carolina.
Budd was born in Columbus, OH to the late Glenn and Mary Johnston. He was a retired Columbus firefighter; he also retired from the Coca-Cola Company. Budd was a proud Vietnam Veteran and a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #925. He loved Slow-Pitch Softball, and in 2010, he was inducted into the Columbus, OH Softball Hall of Fame. Budd especially enjoyed playing golf, bowling, working in his rose garden, fishing, and dogs.
Budd was preceded in death by his youngest son Kirk. Survivors include his eldest son Doug and his wife Tricia; daughters, Sandy and Mary; grandchildren, Derrick, Dustyn, Brooke, Kerstin, Greg, and Allison; great-grandchildren, Lily, Calan and Sophia, niece Wendi and her children Jessica and Justin; sister Mary and brother in law Gary; and his loving and devoted fiancé, Sherry.
A memorial gathering for Budd will be held 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the Village at Harvest Wind Community Center, 8140 Autumn Lake Dr, Westerville, Ohio 43082.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Budd's name to the National Kidney Foundation, 5300 Rivers Ave # 2, North Charleston, SC 29406, www.kidney.org or to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave N #101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, www.cancer.org, or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org.
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.
Village at Harvest Wind Community Center
Sunday October 29th, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm
8140 Autumn Lake Drive
Westerville, OH 43082
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"I loved you and your children, with all my heart. Life doesn't always allow things to be what they need to be. Your children will miss you dearly, and I will always remember how hard you tried." *** Peace be with you all during this very very sad time, and take the sweet memory of Buddy with you always. He was very much "One of a Kind"
Julie Wright (Johnston)
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