Clare Edward (Bud) Johnston was born July 6, 1931 and entered into rest on May 21, 2011 in Stockton, Calif.
Bud played ball for the University of Montana, he was an excellent basketball and baseball player, he served in the Korean War as an Army Lieutenant and he was a salesman for the last 30 years. He lived many years in Lodi and Sacramento and enjoyed his retirement in Manteca.
Bud is survived by his three children, Kirk, Roger and Kim, five grandchildren, Damon, Kirk, Blake Johnston and Nicklaus and Chloe Horsma. He was preceded his former wife, Anne Johnston and his parents, Glen Johnston and Ida Braley. Friends will meet at Extreme Sports Bar in Manteca on Saturday June 18, 2011 at 2 p.m. for a gathering. A private committal will be held at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif.
Donations may go the American Heart Association in Bud’s memory. Arrangements are by the Neptune Society of Northern CA, Stockton Branch.
Published June 15, 2011