John David Johns, 88, passed away on June 28, 2021 in Riverside, California. He was born in Alton County, Indiana on September 2, 1932 to Henry and Isabelle (Swick) Johns. He served his country in the United States Navy from 1952-1956 on the USS Suisun and was honorably discharged receiving the National Defense Service Medal. He worked as a splicing foreman in telecommunications for 28 years and retired in 1984. He enjoyed singing in a barbershop quartet, camping, traveling in the RV and fishing. He tried golf, but was not good at it.
John was preceded in death by his first wife Monna Lee Johns in 2006. They were married for 55 years. he was also preceded in death by his second wife Naomi Biffle-Johns in 2012 after 5 years of marriage.
He is survived by his wife Darlene Malley-Johns, daughters Susan Campbell, Sherrie Johns-Stern and Sandra Johns-Sullivan (Brian); 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be on August 6, 2021 at 10:30 am in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.
A celebration of life will be held after the burial at Harvest Christian Fellowship at 12:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Akes Family Funeral Home, Riverside, California
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