William H. Johnson
August 31, 1922 - August 14, 2013
William Henry (Bill) Johnson of Boise went home to his Heavenly Father August 14, 2013. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17 at 11:00 AM at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel in Boise.
Bill was born August 31, 1922 in Putnam County, Indiana to Roy and Modesta Johnson. He was the oldest of five children. He grew up farming in Indiana and later attended college at Northwestern University. Bill married Lois (Gerry) Stine November 3, 1945 and they had three children Pam, Alan, and Anita. He served in the Army Air Force and then had a career in transportation management with E.I. duPont in Delaware and then Boise Cascade in Boise for 23 years. Bill and Gerry enjoyed retirement years touring the country with the Wally Byam Airstream Club and the Mobile Missionary Assistance Program. Bill was an active member of the New Hope Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Gerry Johnson and their children, Pam Stricklin, Alan Johnson, and Anita Brewer, grandchildren Steve Collins, Kim Ortiz, Landa Manbilawi, Casey, Nolan, and Keith Brewer, and several great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope Church of the Nazarene, Boise.
Published in Idaho Statesman on Aug. 16, 2013