Lester L. Johns

YORK – Lester L. Johns, 80, of Lewistown, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at York Memorial Hospital.

He was the husband of Ardella M. (Dysard) Johns. Mr. and Mrs. Johns celebrated 59 years of marriage before his death.

Lester was born on June 15, 1933, in Pennbrook, a son of the late Chester A. and Mildred (Zimmerman) Johns. He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant with the U. S. Air Force and the Air Force National Guard. He served his country for 42 ? years.

In addition to his wife, Les is survived by: a son, Michael Johns, of York; three daughters, Cathy Kessler, of Hershey, Diana Johns, of Belleville, and Shari McConaughey, of Mapleton Depot; seven grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; a brother, Earl Johns, of Leesburg, Fla.; and a sister, Doris Sams, of Lenoir, N.C.

A private graveside service will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

The Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service 1111 E. Market St., York, is in charge of arrangements.

For more information, visit www.etzweiler.com.