Jordan David Johnston, age 32, of Columbia Cross Roads, is now at peace, after years of battling the disease of addiction, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
He was born on March 3, 1986 in Sayre, Pennsylvania, the son of David E. and Judy G. (Chamberlain) Johnston. Jordan was a graduate of Troy High School and worked as a roofer in Harrisburg. He loved his family and many special friends, and was especially great with kids. A true free spirit and forever young at heart, he loved hiking, boating, knee boarding, music, making hemp jewelry and taking ANYTHING white and tie-dying it, which he then vended at many local and state-wide festivals.
Jordan is survived by his parents; a maternal grandmother, Carroll Passeri of Gillett, Pennsylvania; a paternal grandmother, Frances Chopak of Troy, Pennsylvania; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Jordan was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Gale and Sandra Chamberlain; grandfather, Anthony Passeri; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Norma Johnston; paternal grandfather, Michael Chopak; two cousins, Angela DeLosa and Kasey Wandell.
A private graveside service will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Chamberlain Cemetery, Baptist Hill/Wolfe Hollow Road, Columbia Cross Roads, PA 16914. A bonfire celebration of Jordan’s life for all family and friends will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the home of David and Judy Johnston, 1053 Burleigh Hill Road, Columbia Cross Roads. Memorial contributions may be made to Recovery Revolution, P.O. Box 252, Mansfield, PA 16933, or Door of Hope, Fellowship Church, c/o Tyler Brown Memorial, 121 Mud Creek Road, Troy PA 16947. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pennsylvania. Visit www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com.