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Herman S. "Sid" Johnson Jr.

Johnson, Jr., 88 CAMBRIDGE - Herman S. 'Sid' Johnson, Jr. passed away on Sun., July 14, 2013 at his home. He was born in Cambridge on Nov. 6, 1924 and was a son of the late Herman S. Johnson, Sr. and Nannie Spedden Johnson. Sid attended schools in Cambridge. On Jan. 9, 1943, he married the former Beverly Marshall. He was owner/operator of Sid Johnson Boat & Transportation Company, Inc. Sid was an avid boat racer and enjoyed building race boat engines. Most of his boats were named Beverly Ann and the Country Boy. Sid was a member of the Cambridge Lodge #1272 B.P.O.E. ELKS, Cambridge Moose Lodge, APBA and Chateau Community Church. He played the banjo in the band called Local Band. Besides his parents, Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by four brothers, Sarge Johnson, Sr., Calvert "Skeeter" Johnson, Joe Johnson, and Phillip Johnson; sister, Virginia Frase; and twin sisters, Estelle LeCompte and Louise North. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Johnson of Cambridge; a brother, Kenny Johnson and wife Linda of Cambridge; a sister, Marydel Russell of Pasadena; several nieces and nephews; and his special caregivers, Amy Brockson and Patricia Windsor. Pallbearers were Sarge Johnson, Jr., Kenny Johnson, Kenny McDonald, Wayne Brockson, Lou Fehsenfeld and Herman Fletcher. Honorary pallbearers were Ray Coates, Donald Cannon and Bobby Brooks. A funeral service was held on Wed., July 17, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge with Rev. Larry Wroten officiating. Interment followed at Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Baywater Animal Rescue, 4930 Bucktown Road, Cambridge, MD 21613 or to Chateau Community Church, c/o Nancy Coates, 3981 Ocean Gateway, Linkwood, MD 21835.

Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. - Cambridge
700 Locust Street  Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-4727

Published in NewsZapMD on July 19, 2013
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