OBITUARY

Charles Winston Johns, Sr.

July 17, 1931January 8, 2021

On January 8, 2021, Charles Winston Johns Sr., loving husband and father of six children, passed away at the age of 89. He was a lifelong resident of Mobile, AL. Winston was born in Mobile, AL to Noah Ezra Johns, Sr. and Nellie (Bottter) Johns. He was an Agent for Allstate Insurance for 25 years. He is survived by his wife Reba Johns, to whom he has been married since 1989, and his six children; Vivian (Norris) Whitten, Debbie (Henry) Taylor, Sherrie (Richard) Thurgood, Christine Johns Wright, Charles Winston (Rhonda) Johns, Jr. “Rusty”, Darrin (Terry Dawes) Johns, as well as two step daughters, Wanda (Garry) Pace and Debbie (Gordy) Herring, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a long time friend to Colonel Dan Arzonico and Alabama House Representative Margie Wilcox as well as their families. He is a Veteran and always had a tender spot in his heart for service men and women in uniform, and while dining out would frequently invite them over for a chat or offer to pay for their meal. He loved to laugh, tell jokes, and was an avid chess player. He relished the time he got to spend with his numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Winston lived on Mobile Bay for 40 plus years and enjoyed admiring the views from his porch as the sun would rise and set. He loved playing the harmonica, listening to music and he always tried to find a way to make things work better. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and family. Charities for donations in lieu of flowers to Childrens Healthcare, American Heart Association, Arthritis Foundation.

  • FAMILY

  • Reba Johns, Wife
  • Vivian and Norris Whitten, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Debbie and Henry Taylor, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Sherrie and Richard Thurgood, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Christine Johns Wright, Daughter
  • Charles Winston Johns Jr. "Rusty" and Rhonda Johns, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Darrin (Terry Dawes) Johns, Son
  • Wanda and Garry Pace, Step-daughter and her husband
  • Debbie and Gordy Herring, Step-daughter and her husband

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

Memories

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Brenda R Poole

January 13, 2021

I LOVE WINSTON VERY MUCH. HE WAS ONE SPECIAL MAN. ME AND MY DADDY DAN BOTTER TOOK HIM TO UNION MISSIPPI TO SEE HIS WIFE REBA I REMEMBER HE BOUGHT HER NEW RED PHONE. REBA WAS SO HAPPY. WINSTON HAPPY. HE LOVED HIS DOG. REBA KNEW HE WAS WHEN HE WALKED IN THE ROOM. WINSTON WILL BE VERY MISSED.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY