Posted: Sun 3:10 PM, May 05, 2013
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Charles William Johnson, 87, of Lowell, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 14, 1925, a son of Charles Francis and Lu Stella White Johnson.
He was a millwright at Union Carbide, a veteran of World War II, and a member of River of Life Assembly of God where he was a deacon and served on the Board.
On April 17, 1947, he married Amy F. Johnson who preceded him in death on March 29, 2013.
Charles is survived by 2 daughters and 4 sons: Shirley (Bob) Irish of Attica, OH, Larry (Kathleen) Johnson of Belpre, Charles Wesley (Patty) Johnson of Lowell, William (Connie) Johnson of Lowell, Steven (Tamera) Johnson of Lowell, Rhonda (Albert) Hendershot of Waterford; grandchildren: Sonya Parsons, Tony Parsons, Lori Johnson, Rob Johnson, Shane and Tim Johnson, Alisha Schaad; 2 step grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Carl Johnson of Warren, OH, stepbrother Dave Bradley of Marietta, and sister Lillie Marie Johnson of Lowell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, grandson James Edward Parsons, brother Alfred Ray Johnson, stepbrothers, Dwight Bradley and Orville Bradley and sister Wilma Mae Johnson.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (May 8) at 10:30 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday afternoon after 2:00 with family present from 2-4 & 6-8. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.