Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

September 13, 2013

Ernie R. “Turbo” Johnston, 45

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Ernie R. "Turbo" Johnston, 45, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at his residence in Greensburg.

Ernie was born on December 3, 1967, in Greensburg, to Ernest Wayne Johnston and Ginny (Dwenger) Colson.

Ernie graduated from Greensburg High School in 1986. He worked as a self-employed contractor. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Greensburg, and was a past Commander of the American Legion Post 64 in Indianapolis.

Ernie is survived by the Love of his Life: Angie Carder and her children: Holly, Tyler, Cody, and Brandon Filler. He is also survived by his daughter: Brittnay Burkhart and a granddaughter; four brothers: Michael (Lisa) Johnston, Josh Colson, Jeryd Colson and Wess Johnston; three uncles: Tom Dwenger, John (Barb) Dwenger, Bill Dwenger, three aunts: Judy (Gene) Ison, Norita (Don) Smith, Glenda Carr; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Hilmar Jr. and Lillian (Blanton) Dwenger, Easley and Ruth Johnston, and Lewis and Elsie Blanton.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Sept. 14, at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home, with a Memorial Service following at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

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