Jerry A. Johnston, Sr., age 72, died Saturday, (December 9, 2017) at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
Friends may call Wednesday (Dec. 13) from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 225, Gorham, NY 14461.
Jerry retired from the NYS Experiment Station in 2003. He enjoyed his family and hunting.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Betty Dillon Johnston; son, William (Wendy) Van Sickle; daughter, Lori (Chris Anderson) Sutton; four grandchildren Cara, Dillon, Madison and Ethan; brother, Robert Johnston; and several nieces and nephews.
Jerry was predeceased by his son, Jerry A. “J.J.” Johnston, Jr.; his sister, Gail Hanson; and his parents Robert and Margaret Pierson Johnston.