ACBL’s Senior Director of Bridge Operations, Jeff Johnston, died Monday, Dec. 29. He was at home with his wife, Janice, when he passed away unexpectedly. He would have been 60 on Jan. 27.
A beloved member of the ACBL family for more than 20 years, Johnston was Mr. NABC — calmly overseeing every detail of the thrice-yearly national tournaments. As an integral part of ACBL senior management, he oversaw a number of key projects and departments, including Club and Membership Services, Meeting Services, Bridge Administration and the tournament directing staff.
Jeff is survived by his wife, son Keith, and stepchildren Jessica and Chris. Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 5 at
Memorial Park Funeral Home
5668 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and the Memorial service begins at 11:30 a.m.