7/22/1949 - 04/13/2016 Ben Johnson, 66 of West Shokan N.Y. passed away April 13, 2016. Ben was a lifelong musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who played with many bands in NYC, Canada and Woodstock. He grew up in Bradenton and was a member of a local three-piece rock band, "The Gap". Ben is survived by his wife Barbara Zucker Johnson and brother Dansy Johnson. Ben will be remembered as a gentle, generous Soul, a lover of music and a true friend always ready to lend a helping hand.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on May 1, 2016