William Patrick “Pat” Johnston, 77, died August 8, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Pat was born March 27, 1945 in Los Angeles, California to William E. and Patricia S. Johnston. Pat graduated from Harding High School in 1964. He then graduated from Oklahoma State University. He married Jan Stone in 1982. Pat’s passions included growing up at Lake Tenkiller, drag boat racing, fishing, country music (John Denver and Willie!), snow skiing, and the beach, specifically Gulf Shores Alabama.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother Michael Walter Johnston of Oklahoma City.
Survived by wife Jan Johnston, son Michael R. Johnston and wife Jenny, granddaughters Abigail Johnston and Lilly Johnston; stepson B.J. Stone of Oklahoma City; sisters, Judy Johnston Turner and husband Ben of Edmond, Oklahoma; Linda Johnston Stoneman of Santa Rosa, California. Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Kelsey Nuckolls and husband David of San Antonio; Kristin Hightower and husband Zach of Tampa; Matt Johnston and wife Elizabeth of Lawton; Margaret Sue "Peggy" Turner of Oklahoma City; Patricia Turner Hopkins and husband, Glenn of Rocky Point, New York; William B. Turner, Ph.D. of Norman; Timothy G. Turner and wife Melissa of Edmond, Oklahoma; Elizabeth Turner Janney and husband, Jeff of Kansas City; Master Sgt. Gary Stoneman and wife Rachel of Barksdale AFB, Lousiana; Lee Stoneman of El Reno, Oklahoma.
The family is especially grateful to the staff and caregivers at Vitality Living Village in Oklahoma City and Companion Healthcare, specifically Brook and Amie.