William L. Johnson, 85, died Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Norwood Hospital in Norwood, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of 60 years of Mary E. (Cobb) Johnson. Born in Brockton, he was raised and educated in Middleboro. Mr. Johnson was a graduate of Middleboro High School and Bentley School of Accounting. Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a resident of Stoughton and formerly lived in Florida for many years. Mr. Johnson worked as an accountant for New England Telephone, retiring over 26 years ago. He was a longtime member of Sharon Country Club and the West Stoughton Civic Association. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, playing cards, bowling and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Stephen M. Johnson and his wife Christine of Texas, Lynda B. Locke and her husband Alan and Robert A. Johnson, all of Stoughton, and Karen M. Johnson of Taunton. He was the brother of the late Phyllis Farley; and is also survived by 5 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral service will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, Monday at 11 a.m. Visiting hours prior to the service from 9-10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at Canton Corner Cemetery, Canton. Donations in Bills memory may be made to the
, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676
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Farley Funeral Home - STOUGHTON
358 Park St. Stoughton, MA 02072
Published in The Enterprise on Aug. 23, 2014