June 13, 1940 ~ October 6, 2018
Thomas Emory Johnston, age 78 of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018. Thomas was a United States Navy Veteran, and spent the majority of his career selling commercial restaurant equipment for Garland & Litton Microwave. Upon retirement in 1991, he took his life-long hobby and turned it into a flourishing business, Top Guns, Inc. established in Lilburn, Georgia and later re-located to Buford, Georgia. He successfully operated this business until 2017. Tom was a vivid competitive shooter and loved hunting. Thomas is predeceased in death by his father and mother Darlene Emory and Vernetta May Johnston and sister, Patricia McAfoose. He is survived by his wife, Judith Kay Johnston; children, Tracy Micheletti and husband Ray of Dacula, GA and Brenda Johnston Walker of Cumming , GA; brother, Robert Johnston and wife Patricia of Oakland, CA; grandchildren, Megan Micheletti of Chicago, IL and Mackenzie Micheletti of Dacula, GA. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.