R. Richard Johnson

JOHNSON, R. RICHARD; of West Bloomfield; died February 1, 2014; at 81 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Rexetta; loving father of Richard (Alice) Johnson, Robert (Renee) Johnson, Randall (Jeannine) Johnson, Ronda (Gary) Thayer and Rodney (Lisa) Johnson; also survived by 12 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren; preceded in death by 1 grandson; and brothers, Alvin and Harold. Mr. Johnson worked for the Kmart Corp., retiring after 30 years of service. He was a lifetime Barbershop Quartet and Chorus singer and former president and treasurer of the Pontiac Chapter. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at COATS FUNERAL HOME-CLARKSTON (8908 Dixie Hwy.) Pastor Maurice McCarthy officiating. Burial at All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to SPEBSQSA Harmony Foundation International, 110 7th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37203-3704. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Coats Funeral Home - Clarkston
8909 Dixie Highway Clarkston, MI 48348
(248) 620-4142
Published in The Oakland Press on Feb. 3, 2014