Henry K. Johnson, 81, of Boyertown, husband of Betty Jean (Grim) Johnson, died Sunday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Born in Colebrookdale Twp, he was a son of the late Ernest E. Johnson and the late Beulah (Kulp) Johnson.
He was a 1949 graduate of Boyertown High School. Henry worked as a rural letter carrier for the Boyertown Post Office for about 30 years, prior to that he delivered milk for his father at Johnson's Dairy Farm. He also had a produce stand at his home for many years. He served in the army
during the Korean War
. He was a member of Good Shepherd UCC in Boyertown. Henry was a member of Pike Township Sportsmen's Association, American Legion Charles B. Yerger Post #471 in Boyertown, Liberty Fire Company in New Berlinville, Friendship Hook and Ladder Fire Company and Gabelsville Athletic Association. He was an avid hunter.
Surviving in addition to his wife of over 54 years are one son, Ernest M. Johnson, husband of Liz of Bechtelsville; two daughters, Suzanne G. Johnson of Boyertown and Debra G. Favinger, wife of Dennis of Boyertown; one sister, Helen Moll of Bally; one brother Carl Johnson of Boyertown; three grandsons, Kevin, Michael and Derek; two granddaughters, Angela and Emily; two great-grandsons, Anthony and Kellin and two great-granddaughters, Angelina and Gabriella.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:30AM at Morrell Funeral Home Inc., 124 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA. A viewing will be held Thursday evening from 7-8:30PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Good Shepherd UCC Memorial Fund, 35 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512.
Any changes or postponements please check or website. Arrangements are by the Morrell Funeral Home Inc., (www.MorrellFuneralHome.com