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10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
Fax: 804-333-0079
Anderson Johnston

Anderson Shumate "Andy" Johnston

Friday, March 18th, 1938 - Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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Anderson Shumate “Andy” Johnston, age 82 of Heathsville, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was born on March 18, 1938 to Taylor and Gertrude Johnston. Andy was a member of Farnham Episcopal Church.

Andy was a Budget Analyst with the USDA. He was an avid sports fans and enjoyed golf and cheering on the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Orioles. Andy was an All American lacrosse player in high school. He sang with the Virginians, the Historyland Chorus, and a Barbershop Quartet. He will be dearly missed by his entire family and many friends.

Andy is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth “Betty” Johnston; his daughters, Tommie Johnston, Cathleen Mihalaki (John) and Amy Ratliff (Tim); grandchildren, Timothy Ratliff, and Mitchell Ratliff; and a nephew, Andy Johnston.

Andy was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dr. Dan Johnston.

A private funeral service will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Welch Funeral Home, Marks Chapel with Pastor Roy Foster officiating. Interment will follow in the Yeocomico Episcopal Church Cemetery. Those attending are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Those exhibiting symptoms should not attend.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Virginia, P. O. Box 2098, Tappahannock, VA 22560.
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    Monday, January 4th, 2021 |
    Monday, January 4th, 2021
    Welch Funeral Home- Marks Chapel
    10300 Richmond Road
    WARSAW, VA 22572
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    Due to Covid-19 services will be private.

    Those attending are required to wear mask and social distance. Anyone exhibiting symptoms should not attend.
  • Interment

    Yeocomico Episcopal Church Cemetery
    1233 Old Yeocomico Road
    KINSALE, VA 22488
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Gwen Headley

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Betty. My heart goes out to you and Andy's family. He was a wonderful and kind man. I will always remember the great time we had working with the Westmoreland Players. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Gwen Headley

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