Robert “Bob” W. Johnston

Born on June 5, 1936 in Galion, Ohio
Departed on October 12, 2021 in Rockledge, Florida

Robert (Bob) W Johnston passed away on Oct. 12, 2021 at VITAS Inpatient Hospice Unit in Rockledge, Florida, at the age of 85. A long time resident of Melbourne, FL, he retired from Harris Corporation in 1995 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed performing Barbershop singing with the Harbor City Harmonizers since 1993. Robert is survived by his wife Helen “Judy” (Breese) Johnston, two sons, Michael of Viera, FL, and David of Nesbit, MS; and two grandsons, Eric of Jacksonville, FL and Colin of Nesbit, MS.
Memorial service is on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 3 p.m. at Brownlie – Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne followed by a reception at Matt’s Casbah.

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Jose and Becky Montes from Melbourne wrote on October 17, 2021:
Milo, our deepest condolences to you and your family. May your dad rest is peace and may you find comfort in the memories of him and the support of family and friends.
Terry Tsark from Melbourne wrote on October 17, 2021:
Judy and Family, I am so very sorry to hear about Bob's passing. He was a very kind and welcoming man. My deepest sympathies to all of you. There is a new bass in Heaven.
Jerry Steffen from Melbourne wrote on October 16, 2021:
It was my honor and pleasure to know and sing with Bob. I appreciated his sense of humor and his efforts on behalf of the Harbor City Harmonizers. I'll miss him.
Donn Breese from Melbourne wrote on October 16, 2021:
Sorry to hear of your loss .
Murilo Lopes from Melbourne wrote on October 16, 2021:
Milo, my deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Renee And William Lettiere from Melbourne wrote on October 15, 2021:
We met Bob and Helen 1967 when we worked together at Radiation. We got along well and were friends since then. He was a quite person but alway ready with a joke to brighten our day. Our family will miss him. Rest In peace Bob.
Jerry and Joanne Ackley from Lake Wales, FL wrote on October 15, 2021:
Sincere condolences to all the family. We will miss seeing Bob and Judy at Barbershop conventions. Jerry loved singing with him 🎶. We will cherish memories of good times together. Bob was a good friend and a good man.
Tiffany Johnston from Rockledge wrote on October 15, 2021:
RIP Bob! You were loved and will be missed
Barbara Breese from South Charleston. WV wrote on October 14, 2021:
So very sorry to hear of the passing of this wonderful husband and father, Bob. The prayers of my whole family are with the Johnston family at this time and especially for Judy, my deceased husband Bill’s sister.

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