Mr. James Philip Johnston III

April 20, 1956 – February 4, 2019

Mr. James Philip Johnston III, 62, passed away at his residence on February 4, 2019 in Mentone, AL. Mr. Johnston was retired from the United States Coast Guard.
Survivors:
Wife: Patricia B. Johnston
Children: Phillip James Johnston, Matthew Shawn Wadsworth & James Philip Johnston IV
Step-Children: Thomas David Cain & Amanda Leigh Cain
Sisters: Julie Stone & Leigh Johnston
Several Grandchildren
In lieu of flowers the Family requests donations to the North Lookout Mountain Fire Protection District Mentone  P.O. Box 154  Mentone, AL 35984

Visitation

Date of Visitation: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Valley Head

Visitation Time: 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Funeral

Date of Funeral: The Family will announce a Memorial Service at a later date

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Tim Baker, MK1 wrote on February 11, 2019:
Fair winds and following seas. We have the watch.
Michael McSwain wrote on February 11, 2019:
You will be missed shipmate
Jim Konrad wrote on February 10, 2019:
Phil’s legacy lives on in our memories. Thanks to him for his service to all in the USCG. He made an awesome impression on all of us. RIP Chief!!
Sean Mulcahy wrote on February 10, 2019:
Thank you for your service , and may the Lord hold your family and friends closely during this most difficult of times. God Bless you , and may you rest in peace.
Sean Mulcahy wrote on February 10, 2019:
Thank you for your service , and may the Lord hold your family and friends closely during this most difficult of times. God Bless you , and may you rest in peace.
Shane Gallaugher wrote on February 10, 2019:
RIP Chief.
Jeremy Sisson wrote on February 9, 2019:
You were a great mentor and shipmate.
Michael Perdue wrote on February 9, 2019:
Bob Dracos Return BMC wrote on February 9, 2019:
RIP condolences to the family.
Cliff Harvey wrote on February 9, 2019:
May you rest in piece brother and always have fair winds and following seas .God Bless your family......
Kevin C. Seymour Sr. wrote on February 9, 2019:
Rest in peace, shipmate. Thank you for your service.
David Rogers wrote on February 9, 2019:
I am truly sorry for your loss...prayers.
Michele Kenney wrote on February 9, 2019:
Praying for the family! I met Phil through my husband Marty. They were on the ship together and Phil was one of his mentors. He was always there with an encouraging word. He will be missed.
Marty Kenney, CWO3-USCG wrote on February 9, 2019:
Chief's dear family,
Buddy, we want you to know we love you and we are so sorry. Your Dad was one of my first mentors in the Coast Guard. Love, Marty & Michele
John Gregorie wrote on February 9, 2019:
Rest easy brother! Thoughts and prayers to the family. Chief was a great man. Served on the Vigilant him.
Glenn Caddell, SKC, Retired wrote on February 8, 2019:
Fair Winds and following Sea's brother, rest in peace.
BM1 Joseph Surrusco wrote on February 8, 2019:
Rest in peace brother!
Fair winds and following seas......
A Taylor Lapham JR USCG Veteran 1966-1970 wrote on February 8, 2019:
RIP Brother
Bruce Emge wrote on February 8, 2019:
Rest in peace.
Randy Raker wrote on February 8, 2019:
Rest in peace, brother. We have the watch.