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JOHNS Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com William E. Johns, age 90, died on May 9, 2012. Born in Jacksonville FL, he attended local schools-Riverside no. 4, John Gorrie and Robert E. Lee. He enlisted in the US Navy Air Corps serving 4 years during WWII. Afterward he worked for the Department of Defense at Jax Navy Station NARF and retired after 32 years. He was an avid fisherman and gardener and enjoyed working on small engines. He survived his wife of 58 years, Velma Mallard Johns and son Barry Johns. Survivors include his son William Johns II (Linda), his grandchildren Melissa Chun and Scott Johns, his great-grandchildren Brittany, Trey, Brandon, and Alex and his brothers Ralph and Lee. There will be a visitation will be held Sunday, May 13, 2012 at Hardage-Giddens Hendricks Avenue Chapel from 5-7:00pm. Graveside Services will be 11:00am Monday, May 14, 2012 in Oaklawn Cemetery located at 4801 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL Memorial contributions may be made to the or Community Hospice in his name. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home 4115 Hendricks Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32207. (904) 346-3808. www.hardage-giddenshendricksave.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on May 13, 2012
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