Dudley H. Johnston
1931 — 2021
Dudley Hugh Johnston, 89, of Germantown, TN died peacefully on February 4, 2021. He was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a recipient of the Wright Brothers "Master Pilot" award. Dudley was born on March 23, 1931 in Tampa, FL to Joseph and Minnie Johnston. In 1947, he took his first flying lesson in St. Petersburg, FL and began his love of flying. In 1948 he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He flew as a fighter pilot, bomber pilot and transport pilot. After retiring from the Air Force in 1968 he flew as a corporate pilot for W.R. Grace, Western Leasing, and FedEx. When he retired from FedEx in 1999 he flew chartered planes for various clients for several years. He is...