William  B. Johnston
William B. Johnston

January 7, 1948 - April 6, 2018
Born in Buffalo, New York
Resided in Buffalo, New York
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April 6, 2018, age 70
Beloved husband of the late Sharon L. (nee Karpik) Johnston; loving father of Molly E. (Kevin Sullivan) and Scott L. (Kelly) Johnston; dear son of Norma L. (nee Landel) and the late Donald B. Johnston; caring brother of Jane (Robert) Cox and Jeffrey Johnston; also survived by a niece Jennifer (Patrick) Canole and a nephew William Cox. There will be no prior visitation. Arrangements by the AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. Per Bill's wishes, the family invites you to join them for a celebration of his life on Sunday, April 15, 2018 between 1pm and 5pm at the Central Park Grill, 2519 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214. Bill was a disc jockey who entertained listeners of WBFO Buffalo in 1965-1966, American Forces Radio in Samsun, Turkey in 1969, WFOM in Marietta, Georgia in 1970, WNIA Cheektowaga, NY in 1966 and 1971-1974, and Friday's and Saturday's disco in Cheektowaga in the mid 1970's. Bill and his late wife Sharon launched three businesses in the 1970's; Johnston's General Store, a neighborhood deli famous for it's homemade sandwiches 1971-1983; Johnston's Video Games since 1979, coin-operated amusements vending company, serving a 55 mile radius; and they developed properties and rented twenty rooms and apartments in their Greenfield Street and Orchard Place neighborhood. Share condolences at




Central Park Grill
2519 Main Street
Buffalo, New York Erie 14214
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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