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chrisg
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Posted - 05/20/2015 :  08:58:26  Show Profile  Visit chrisg's Homepage  Send chrisg an AOL message
Rhoda sends word that a good friend & loyal 90th member John W Johnson of K Company 358 has passed. He & his wife came to every reunion for years and years - John W. Johnson, 358/K - 9/7/14.

An obituary will follow when sent.

chrisg
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Posted - 05/25/2015 :  07:41:14  Show Profile  Visit chrisg's Homepage  Send chrisg an AOL message
John W. Johnson, 89, passed away Saturday afternoon, September 6, 2014.

He was born July 24, 1925 in Smarr, GA and moved to Jacksonville, FL at the age of one with his family and became a life-long resident of Jacksonville. Mr. Johnson was a decorated WWII veteran serving with the U. S. Army. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star among other medals. As a member of the 90th Division, he participated in the Normandy Invasion and was truly an American Hero and a member of the Greatest Generation. After the war he married Geraldine Buff in February, 1950. He was employed for many years as a master craftsman at Huckins Yacht Company. He was a skilled craftsman and enjoyed woodworking loved baseball and deer hunting with his son, Scott and friends.


Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Geraldine B. Johnson; his son, Scott W. Johnson (Karen); daughter, Vicki D. Johnson; a brother, Charles Johnson; one sister, Betty Sue Johnson Altman (Curtis Altman); and six grandchildren.
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