Peacefully, at his home, surrounded by loving family, on Friday, October 3, 2014, David Lawrence Johnston passed away at the age of 62. Beloved husband of Carla Johnston. Loving father of Taran (Jane), Dana (Bill), Amy (Scott), and Mike (Michelle). Cherished grandfather of Haley, Dylan, Owen and Logan. Treasured brother-in-law of Maureen. Remembered by niece Stacey and nephew Corey. Predeceased by parents Lawrence and Bernice (Mattingley) Johnston and in-laws Roy and Joan (Burgess) Westgate. David was a Kinsmen Life Member and the founder of the Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A funeral service was held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. A private interment will be held in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Sarnia Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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