Mr. James R. Johnston, 63, of Northville, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 25, 2018. Born in Gloversville, New York on December 10, 1954, he was the son of the late Robert and Janet Johnston.
Jim was a lifelong area resident who served proudly with the United States Coast Guard from 1979-1983 before being honorably discharged. He was a dedicated worker who enjoyed farming all of his life. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his children, Gregory Johnston and Jennifer Johnston; his siblings, Paul Johnston and his wife Penny and Sally Kettler and her husband Earl; two grandsons; and cousins.
In keeping with Jim’s wishes there are no formal services planned. Donations in his memory may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam. Please visit the online memorial at www.brbsfuneral.com.