JOHNSTON, Murray Kenneth - Passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Loving husband & best friend of Jean (Quinlan) Johnston.

Loving father of Randy & Tina of Peterborough and Dan & Kristine of Stirling.

Cherished grandfather of Joshua, Carleigh, Julia and Stephanie.

Beloved son of Audrey (Anderson) & the late Neil Johnston and dear brother of Lorena & Garnet Reid of Lindsay and Sharon & Lawrence Turcotte of Madoc.

Murray & Jean were married on April 18, 1964 and have resided in Bancroft for many years. They made it their home and raised their sons here. He was employed with the M.T.O. as a driving examiner for 27 years and was blessed to have enjoyed 25 years of retirement.

Murray & Jean loved to travel, spending their winters in Florida, spending time at their cottage during the summer months, curling and snowmobiling. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Despite numerous health issues during the last couple of years, Murray's fortitude, determination and adaptability to his fate, have truly been an inspiration to all who knew him.

The service will take place at Bancroft Pentecostal Tabernacle, 311 Hastings Street N. (Hwy 62N) Bancroft, ON on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 11:30am. Rev. Jonathon Kouri officating. At the family's request, there will be no visitation prior to the funeral service. Everyone will have an opportunity to see and visit with Murray's family down in the lower auditorium immediately following the conclusion of the funeral during the reception. Casual attire would be welcomed. Interment at Bancroft, ON.