James Robert Johnston II  October 11 1942  December 25 2021

James Robert Johnston II October 11 1942 December 25 2021

October 11 1942 December 25 2021
James R. Johnston II of Newnan GA passed away in the early morning hours of Christmas day at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan. He was surrounded by his wife Jackie and family. Jim was born on October 10, 1942 in Pittsburg PA. to the late James Robert Johnston Sr. and Helen Hahn Johnston. He was married to Jacqueline Brunelle Johnston for 26 adventurous years. Jim proudly served in the U.S. Airforce. He retired from Pratt Whitney after 42 years of service. He had several international assignments and finished his career at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, GA as a Field Service Representative for Pratt Whitney. During his career he received many awards and recognition for his work. Survivors includes siblings Fredrick (Janice) and Judi Johnston. Daughters Katherine Johnston, Rachel Johnston-Neel (Becca), Stefanie Sawyer (Josh). He also leaves three grandchildren with another grand baby on the way. Nieces Jen, Beth, and Ryan and was predeceased by his nephew Trevor. Jim’s love was all things automotive, racing and aeronautical. He was a member of SCCA and raced on the Formula V Circuit for many years. He was a licensed pilot and built his own experimental airplane. He was a member of the Commemorative Air Force which specializes in restoring and maintaining WWII Aircraft. Jim restored many cars and motorcycles over the years including his favorite Model A Ford. All of his work was done with precision and not presented unless it was deemed perfect. He will be greatly missed by his many friends. The service is Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 4:00 pm at McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, GA. Kathy Kelly Huey will officiate and the service will be live streamed at www.mckoon.com McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James Robert Johnston, II please visit our Sympathy Store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Robert Johnston II October 11 1942 December 25 2021.

Mc Koon Funeral Home Inc

Death notice for the town of: Newnan, state: Georgia

death notice James Robert Johnston II October 11 1942 December 25 2021

obituary notice James Robert Johnston II October 11 1942 December 25 2021

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