August 3, 1931 – January 29, 2019
Wesley E. Johnston, 87
Waterville - Wesley E. Johnston of Waterville went to be with the Lord after a long illness, with his family by his side, on January 29, 2019. He was born in Caribou on August 3, 1931 to Rose (Byram) and Archie Johnston. Wesley was one of the most gentle and kindest man that anyone could meet. Wesley would do anything for anyone at any time and never expected anything in return. He always put everyone before himself. He truly was a very special man. Wesley worked for years on his family’s dairy farm in Waterville. When Wesley retired from farming he worked at the Hartland Tannery and later worked for building contractors in Hartland, Newport and in the Pittsfield area. Wesley also worked at the Corinna Woolen Mill and retired after a fire closed the mill. Wesley is survived by his brothers: Tim of Waterville; Larry and his with Joan of Belgrade; Albert of Fairfield; his two sisters: Charlene Lawrence and her husband Melvin of Waterville; Joyce Osterloh and her husband Roy of Alice, TX; his sister-in-law Caroline, wife of Bernard (Bun) of Waterville; sister-in-law Jackie, wife of Ronald of Palmyra; brother-in-law Tom Estabrook of Oakland; as well as many nieces, nephews and their families. Wesley was predeceased by his parents; his brothers: Clinton and his wife Nadine of Oakland; Ronald of Palmyra; Bernard (Bun) of Waterville; Perry of Waterville; Edward of Waterville; his sister Betty Estabrook of Oakland and sister-in-law Mary, wife of Albert, of Fairfield. Services will be held at a later date. Please visit www.redingtonfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories and tributes with his family.
- Services at a later date
February 4, 2019
So sorry for your loss.When I would be out mowing the lawn Wesley would always wave to me from across the road I will miss that
February 4, 2019
Our sincerest condolences Tim and to your whole family in the passing of Wesley. I always enjoyed seeing him and speaking with him when he came into my office. He was such a gentle soul. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. You can stop by the office if you have any questions on Wes' auto insurance. Again, we are sooo sooo sorry...glad he is no longer suffering and is at peace. Talk soon. Prayers are with all of you.