GARY ALLEN JOHNSON VIETNAM VETERAN 8/23/1941 - 10/1/2013 Gary A. Johnson went to be with the Lord on Oct. 1, 2013. Gary leaves behind his loving brother Mike Johnson, sister in law Lettie and many extended family members who made him part of their family. Bill & Julie, Joe & Kim, Ryan & Regina, Bill, Claude, Gary, Ralph, Shawn Marie, R.J., Kristin, Travis, Eddie, Jaime, Sara & Janet and many friends. He was born to Russell & Pauline Johnson in Fayette, IL. He grew up in Wyoming, Texas and Cornell (Agora), CA. He graduated from Conoga High School and enlisted in the Army in 1960. He was a Sargent in the Army Engineers and Special Forces in Vietnam, he got out in 1962. He worked for three So. Cal. cities as street maintenance superintendent before getting his construction contractors license. He built roads and many other big projects. The most important thing in his life was his animals. So in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local animal shelter. His service will be at: Riverside National Cemetery 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA 92518 on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013 at 10:30 AM.
Published in the Daily Press on Oct. 20, 2013