Leonard Laurier “Laurie” Johnston
At the age of 80, Laurie passed away at Kensington Village, Friday, March 26, 2021. He was the only child of Leonard (1952) and Bertha (nee: Wastell) (1980) Johnston. Laurie will be missed by a number of cousins and long-time neighbours.
Laurie lived his life till the age of 70 years on a farm on the 6th Concession of Westminster Township, later named Scotland Drive, London. Following, he resided in Belmont.
For many years, Laurie worked as a farm labourer. In retirement, he spent countless hours driving the roads, going to various plowing matches and farm shows throughout Ontario. His hobby was collecting miniature farm memorabilia, which included a number of tractors. As well, he was kept busy with the Dorchester VON program. He was musical and enjoyed playing the spoons.
A fall in July 2020 left Laurie with multiple health problems and hence hospitalization and Long-Term Care placement.
A family graveside service will be held. Inurnment Pond Mills Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth (519) 652-2020. If desired condolences are available through www.mcfarlane-roberts.ca