Harry J. "Porky" Johnson Sr.

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Harry "Porky" J. Johnson Sr., 83, of Kingston, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Trucksville, he was the son of the late Claude and Midge Holcomb Johnson. He graduated from Kingston High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.

Harry had resided on East Dorrance Street in Kingston for the past 20 years. Prior to his retirement, in 2013 he was employed as a dispatcher for Nicholas Trucking Company in Courtdale.

Harry was active in Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston, and he served on the many ministry teams. He was a member Masonic Lodge, F & AM, Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, and Irem Temple.

Preceding him in death are his parents and his sister, Shirley Swan.

Surviving is his loving wife of 20 years, Phyllis; his children, Cindy and her husband, Kevin Fisher, Edwardsville; Harry Johnson Jr. and his wife, Denise, Courtdale; Mark and Greg Johnson, Courtdale; step-children, Becky and her husband, Matt Pawlowski, Luzerne; Jon Rohrbach and his wife, Mandy, Arizona; Dave and his wife, Melody Rohrbach, Washington; and he was proud grandfather of 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Long and her husband, Bill, Trucksville; and Ruth and her husband, Don, Syracuse.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Church of Christ Uniting, Sprague and Market avenues, Kingston, with the Rev. Dr. Carol Ann Fleming, officiating. Light refreshments will be offered after the service for the family and friends.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time in the church and after the service in the church hall.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston.

Arrangements entrusted to Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.

For information or to send the family a condolence, please visit the funeral home website at www.hughbhughes.com.
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Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2018
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