Dylan Matthew Johnston, 21, of North Little Rock died Thursday, May 2, 2013.

He was an avid video gamer and always had the latest systems and games. He wanted to work towards a career in video game programming. Dylan brought out the best in all of us and he left us way too soon.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hal and Jeannie Smith and Bobby D. Johnston, Sr.; great-grandparents, Melvin E. and Ruby J. Brown; J. B. and Gladys Smith, and Harold M. Sewell; and aunt, Patricia "Tish" J. Monk.

Survivors include his mother, Alesia Duffy and husband Jay Paul; father, Terry Johnston and wife Sonja Jones; sister, Lauren Johnston; son, Matthew Hiram Johnston and fiancé, Natalie Lillibridge; grandmother, Inge Johnston; grandfather, Tommy Sewell, Sr. and wife Joanna; niece, Arabella Johnston; nephew, Aaden Johnston; great-grandmother, Ima Lillian Sewell; uncles, Tommy Sewell, Jr. and wife Tina, Bobby Johnston and wife Donna and Bill Monk; aunts, Linda Thomas and husband Bill and Jannett Norton and husband Calvin; and many other extended family members and friends.

A funeral was held Monday, May 6 at North Little Rock Funeral Home, a Smith Family Funeral Home. Burial was in Grissard Cemetery.

The family request memorials be made to a trust fund for Dylan’s son, Matthew, at Bank of America.

Sign online guest book at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.