Arthur E. Johnson, 86, of Tunkhannock, died Wednesday evening at the Meadows Nursing Home in Dallas. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Rosella Yurksza Johnson.
He was born in Tunkhannock on Aug. 31, 1927, a son of the late Harry and Mable Fargo Johnson.
Arthur was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.
He later retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
He was a member of the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church and was a Sunday school superintendent. Arthur enjoyed doing word-search puzzles, sending emails, working on cars and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, George and Charles Johnson; and sisters, Ella Howard, Edna Lauiska and Geri Hall.
He is survived by sons, Arthur A. and his wife, Kathy, and Donald W., all of Tunkhannock; brothers, Clifford Johnson, Jessup, and Billy Johnson, Harrisburg; grandchildren, Arthur A. Jr. and Kimberly Johnson Brown; and great-grandchildren, Katherine, Kyle, Connor, Jordan and Cameron.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday in Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church, 181 N. Bridge St., Tunkhannock, with the Rev. Rick Womer presiding. Friends may call 11 a.m. until the time of services.
Arrangements by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
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Published in Times Leader on Aug. 22, 2013