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Albert Charles "Babe" Johns

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Albert Charles Johns "Babe"

AGE: 97 • Wilmington

May 4, 1918 - August 11, 2015

Albert C. Johns affectionately known as "Babe", died peacefully at Millcroft Nursing Home in Newark, DE surrounded by love. Husband of the late Margaret Sylvia Johns, son of the late Michael G. Johns and Kathryn M. Johns of Wilmington, DE, brother of the late Mary Johns, Sister M. Carmelita (OSB), Dorothy Fallon, and James (Bucky) Johns. Babe was father to Michael Johns of Street, MD, Cynthia Nash of Newark, DE, Kathy Watkins of Cary, NC and Betsy Abel of Green Cove Springs, FL, stepfather to Meg Molash and Jay Bachmurski, uncle to Patricia Terzes and Jack Fallon, grandfather to fifteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Upon graduating from P. S. Dupont High School, Wilmington, DE, Babe served honorably in the US Army Air Corp. After leaving the service he joined the Hercules Powder Co., where he was the head of the Electromycroscopy Lab until retiring in 1981. In retirement, he continued to travel the world, something he had begun earlier in his life and continued with over 20 visits to Disney. He was an avid photographer and skier. He was a lifetime member of the Brandywine Motor Sport Club, and the Wilmington Ski Club. Babe will be remembered for his contagious energy and passion for life. His legacy is a treasury of family, friends, and colleagues who will love and cherish his memory and the heart prints he left in their lives.

Friends and family are invited to visitation after 5 PM. A celebration of his life will be held at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE on September 15, 2015 at 6pm. Albert Charles "Babe" Johns, a life well lived. MealeyFuneral Homes.com (302) 652-5913



Published in The News Journal from Aug. 16 to Sept. 14, 2015
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