March 23, 2015
Born in Chesapeake, VA
Resided in So. Cairo, NY
Born April 14, 1958 in Norfolk, VA
Departed on March 23, 2015 and resided in New York
Jerald D. Johnston Jr., 56, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 in South Cairo, New York.
Jerry was born in Norfolk, VA and was a lifelong resident of Chesapeake Virginia. A Catholic by faith, he attended Indian River High school. Jerry was active in sports and Scouting and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and auto racing.
He was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Ann Johnston and a brother Bryan K. Johnston.
He is survived by his father Jerald D. Johnston, Sr., and step-mother Maryann Johnston of Norfolk, VA, a sister Janetta M. Grizzard and her husband Daniel of Virginia Beach, sister in law Mary Johnston-Sonesen of Norfolk VA, two nephews Darren K. Johnston of Norfolk, and Christopher Grizzard of Virginia Beach, and a niece Megan Grizzard of Va. Beach.
The family is planning to hold a memorial service in Virginia. The family would like to send a special thank you to Don and Sharron Smith. They cared for Jerry as if he was part of their family for the past seven years he lived in New York.
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