Arthur E. Johnson 86, of Tunkhannock died Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, 2013, at the Meadows Nursing Home in Dallas. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Rosella Yurksza Johnson.
He was born in Tunkhannock on January 31, 1927, son of the late Harry and Mable Fargo Johnson.
Arthur was a veteran on the United States Army
serving in World War II; he then retired from the State Department of Transportation.
He was a member of the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church and was a Sunday school superintendent. Arthur enjoyed doing word search puzzles, sending emails, working on cars and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers: George and Charles Johnson; and sisters Ella Howard, Edna Lauiska, and Geri Hall.
He is survived by sons: Arthur A. and wife Kathy, and Donald W., all of Tunkhannock; brothers: Clifford Johnson of Jessup and Billy Johnson of Harrisburg; grandchildren: Arthur A. Jr. and Kimberly Johnson Brown; and great grandchildren: Katherine, Kyle, Connor, Jordan, and Cameron.
Funeral services were held at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, from the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church, 181 N. Bridge St., Tunkhannock with Pastor Rick Womer presiding.
Arrangements by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.