LYONS/NEWARK - James Kendon Johnson passed away peacefully on Saturday (September 11, 2021) with family by his side, at Newark Manor Nursing Home.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service for family and friends will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday (September 25) in South Lyons Cemetery.
In memory of Jim, please consider a donation to St. John's Lutheran Church or Wayne County Humane Society.
Jim was born October 2, 1934, in Easton, Pa. He was a graduate of both Lehigh University and Rochester Institute of Technology. Jim's primary career was working in the photographic industry for 33 years in various sales and marketing positions. Other activities included serving on the board of directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension for five years, three of those years as board president. He was an active member of St. John's Church in Lyons and served on the church council and as a lector. Jim also enjoyed being a part-time farmer in Lyons for years on his farm on Lembke Road.
Jim is survived by his wife, Doris, whom he married on September 12, 1959 (one day short of 62 years); three daughters, Cheryl (Charlie) Lasher of Lyons, Kathy (Mike) DeWaele of Clyde and Judy (Ron) Butler of Ashland, Va.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a niece and nephew; and several cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents and brother.
Arrangements by the Boeheim-Pusateri Funeral Home, Lyons.
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Published by Finger Lakes Times from Sep. 17 to Sep. 20, 2021.