William Powell Johnston, Jr, 69, a resident of Coden, AL, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. A native of Mon Louis Island, AL, William had earned a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of South Alabama and was a clinical perfusionist at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He enjoyed golf, fishing, photography, scuba and was a passionate artist who enjoyed painting marine wildlife and coastal scenes.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William Powell Sr and Virginia R. Johnston, and sister, Mariam V. Medlin.
William is survived by three children, Sasha Rivers of Mobile, AL, Lee Ann (Pete) Ahern of Mooresville, NC; Thomas (Heather) Johnston of Spanish Fort, AL; seven grandchildren, one great granddaughter; siblings, Katherine Slover of Coden, AL, John Johnston of Coden, AL, and Keith Johnston of Coden, AL; many nieces and nephews; and faithful friends, Robert and Elise Split.
Services will be private for family and close friends.
Expressions of condolences may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 26209 Pollard Road in Daphne, AL is assisting the family.