Hooks Johnston of McLean, Virginia, beloved husband of Betsy and father of Mary, Allison, Hooks and David, passed away on September 4, 2017. He died following a courageous almost 30 year battle with an auto immune condition that affected his joints and ultimately his heart. The son of Hooks K. Johnston, Jr. and Su-san Y. Johnston of North Andover, Massa-chusetts, and brother to Amy Desel and Laura Simpson, he was born in Manches-ter, Connecticut, on July 6, 1962. Raised in Glastonbury, Connecticut, he graduated from Glastonbury High School, Brown University and Harvard Business School. He married Elizabeth (Betsy) Randolph Edmunds of Richmond Virginia in 1988, and together they had four children: Marietta Yates Johnston, Allison Wight Johnston, Hooks Kelley Johnston, IV and David Spencer Johnston. He resided in McLean, Virginia for the past 29 years as a venture capitalist, corporate executive and philanthropist. He was a man of strong faith who lived his life in God's service, giving all who knew him an example of grace, humility, and kindness.