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Arthur R. Johnson

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Arthur R. Johnson

Va Beach - Arthur Richard Johnson, 89, passed away peacefully in his home on August 2, 2018.

He was born in Bronx, New York on July 13, 1929, to William and Esther Johnson. He joined the Navy in 1946. He was a true sailor and dedicated military man. He served 32 1/2 years active duty and was a veteran of 3 wars. He retired as a Senior Chief in 1979 and enjoyed a good life of retirement until he passed.

He is survived by his sons, Steve Johnson, of Williamsburg. David Johnson, of Virginia Beach, his loving daughter, Dorothy Hitt and her husband Tom of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Erica Wilson of Georgia, Jeff Hitt and Jordana Thomas, Bryan Hitt and wife Bryce, all of Virginia Beach, Danielle Johnson of Ohio, Alexa Klug and husband Hunter of Washington state, great-grandchildren, Travis Wilson of Georgia, Nataly and Baylynn Hitt of Virginia Beach. He is also survived by his sister Florence Meyer of Virginia Beach; sisters in law Mary Chiodo of New York, and Evelyn Mulligan of Pennsylvania, numerous loving nieces, nephews, dear friends, and lifelong friends, Adda DePool, Dave and Rose Powell, of Virginia Beach, and Allen and Janelle Weast of Appomattox, VA. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn, of 59 years, and his son, Bill Johnson.

Arthur was a very giving, and generous man. He was loved and will be remembered fondly.

The family thanks Heartland Hospice Care, especially Maggie, for their love and care in his last weeks.

A memorial service is scheduled for September 1st, 3:00 p.m. at Holloman Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 12, 2018
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