James Harold “Butch” Johnston, 59, of West Orange, died Saturday, June 16, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Butch was born in Bastrop, LA., on July 7, 1952. He was the son of Johnny and Eileen (Soulant) Johnston. He was a pipefitter and fabricator and last worked for Turner Industries.

Preceded in death by his father, Butch is survived by his wife, Lee M. Johnston; mother, Eileen Johnston; daughter, Sheri Lynette Johnston; son, John Roman Johnston; and grandchildren, Noe, Aaron and Sebastion.

Also surviving are his sisters, Karen McLaughlin, Sandy Johnston, Kathy Hayes and brother, Billy Johnston.

Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory in Orange. No funeral service is planned.