Obituary for Robert Shane Johnston

Robert Shane Johnston, 52, suddenly passed away May 31, 2022 while working in Florida.

Services will be held at Evans and Miller Funeral Home in Poteau, Oklahoma on June 11, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Graveside services to follow at Shady Point Cemetery.

If you knew him, then you knew he liked to be called Shane. He was born in West Point, New York. However, he spent his childhood in Texas and Florida. He grew up to become a truck driver, just like his dad and took great pride in being one. He loved the freedom of being on the road and being able to see the world. He did this for over 30 years. Some of his other favorite things included riding motorcycles, and jeeping. Shane’s Harley Davidson was called his mistress and he took her everywhere. Shane was a devoted husband, dad, and PawPaw. He loved spending time with his family and spoiling his grandkids. He loved having cookouts, taking camping trips, and going on vacations with his family, working on his projects, and pestering his wife. He always said he was a jack of all trades and a master of none. He could build just about anything and would always be the first to help someone in need. Shane was a good friend to have and always there when you needed him. He was also a prankster and loved to tease. His brother-in-law and him would spend hours planning jeep trips and hanging out. His good friend Randy and him would get on the phone and every time his wife would call and he was convinced she had it bugged.

He is survived by; his wife of the home Jamie Scarecelli Johnston, children, Jeff Scott Johnston, Ariel Martin and husband Randall Martin, Eric Keck and wife Meagon, Dawson Scarcelli, Dillon Scarcelli; grandchildren, Zayden Presley Martin, Oliver Keck, Keelie Martin, Olivia Keck, Zayne Martin; and parents Harold and Shauna Johnston, Linda and Ken Sisco; and many other loved one’s including siblings and their spouses, nieces, nephews, great niece and nephews, aunts, cousins, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by; his son Michael Shane Johnston in 2013; grandparents on both sides.

Pallbearers are Dawson, Dillon, Jeff, Eric, Shane Robinson, Gunner Gatlin, Randall Martin, Randy Carlson, Gunnar Robinson and Taylor Cottrell.

Honorary pallbearers are Harold Johnston, Zayden Martin, Oliver Keck and Zayne Martin.

Visitation is Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Following the service, the family will gather afterwards at his home.

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