William R. “Bill” Johnson, 92, of Warren, PA., died Sunday afternoon, February 17, 2019 at Warren General Hospital. He was born December 10, 1926 in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late John Arthur and Anna Myers Johnson. He was a 1948 graduate of Jamestown High School and the former Bliss Electrical School of Washington, D.C. Bill had served with the U.S. Navy.
He was employed with the former Westberg Electric of Jamestown, N.Y., and was owner and operator of Warren Electric Motor from 1963 until 2003, retiring at the age of 77.
He enjoyed bowling, golfing and traveling in his RV. He was a member the Tuesday afternoon pinochle group at the Warren Senior Center.
He is remembered for being a generous and loving man.
Bill is survived by his 2 sons – Charles W. Johnson and wife, Pam of Painesville, OH., Kenneth A. Johnson and wife, Carol of Russell, PA., 6 Grandchildren – Blake Johnson, Chad Johnson, Heather Johnson-Banks, Jodie Johnson, Nicole Rulander, Kelly West, 2 Great Grandsons – Nolan Rulander, Quinn West, 1 Sister – Mildred Roach and husband, Robert of Jamestown, N.Y. Several nieces and nephews and his beloved companion, his cat, Ziggy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Laura E. Francis Johnson who died August 28, 2011 whom he married January 27, 1951 in Falconer, N.Y.,
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 6 to 8 P.M. and one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Nate Fugate, Pastor of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Pittsfield, PA., officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. Funeral Detail and the U.S. Navy.
Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer, N.Y.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Allegheny Community Center, Warren Senior Center in Warren, PA., 42 Clark Street, Warren, Pa. 16365 or Warren Cancer Center, 2 W. Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com