Roger William Johnson

ROGER WILLIAM JOHNSON May 2, 1932 - January 17, 2013 "GONE GOLFING" Roger was born to Garner and Regina Johnson of New York Mills, New York. He served in the Korean War. During his military service he was stationed at March AFB. After being honorably discharged from the military he decided to remain in Riverside, CA. He eventually found employment with Contractor's Service Company. He was a devoted father and grandfather. His grandchildren in New York have fond memories of his golf lessons. He retired in 1997 and enjoyed playing golf, riding his tractor, and driving his Toyota Tundra. Roger is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen of 34 years. Loving father of Rick W. Johnson of Stone Mt. GA, Randy Johnson of Yucaipa, CA, Cathy Emerson of Diamond Point, NY, Tina Beach of Palm Beach Garden, FL and Tami Sutton of Riverside, CA. Dear brother of Lynn Johnson of Whitesboro, NY, Rick Johnson of Ocean City, MD, Elaine Little of Tyaskia, MD, Marlene Christie of Utica, NY and Janice Zammiello of Clark Mills, NY. Devoted grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 3 great granddaughters. The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you. The Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. Family and friends may gather Monday, january 28, 2013 from 5pm until 8pm for visitation in Akes Family's "Chapel of the Chimes", 9695 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, January 29, 2013 in Riverside National Cemetery at 2:15pm, meeting at Staging Area No. 2. Arrangements are Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave. Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 785-4071 Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.

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Published in Press-Enterprise from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013