Carlyle Johnston and Ruth Johnston


North Charleston, SC


Celebrate their 70 year anniversary on September 5, 2021

Name of couple

Carlyle and Ruth Johnston


We would like to thank them for the love and devotion to our family! We love you both very much.

Date of Anniversary:

September 5, 1951

Have been married for how many years:


They live in (city & state):

North Charleston

Names of Children

William (Fran) Johnston of Hanahan, SC
Michael (Donna) Johnston of Mt. Pleasant, SC

Names of Grandchildren:

Mary Beth Johnston, Chris and (Charlotte) Johnston, Thomas Johnston, Adam Johnston, Lily Johnston, Georgia Johnston


They met and married in North Charleston, SC. Carlyle served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WW II and was awarded a Purple Heart. He then graduated from The Citadel ('53) and retired after over 30 years from the Charleston Naval Shipyard. He was an avid runner and received numerous awards for his accomplishments. Ruth served as a substitute teacher at North Charleston High School for over 20 years. They are both lifelong members of North Charleston United Methodist Church. Ruth is very involved in all church functions and is a devoted member of the Elizabeth Vickery Circle.