George W. Johnson Jr.
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson Street
Willimantic, CT
George W. Johnson, Jr., 72, lifelong resident of Coventry, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 17, 2021.

The son of the late George W. and Margaret (Coleman) Johnson, Sr. George enjoyed farming, hunting, and fishing. George served in the U.S. Army. He retired from the State of Connecticut as a DOT inspector. In retirement, he loved watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his family and animals.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathleen (Wojick); sons, William and his significant other, Deb Carr, and Andrew and his wife, Sara; niece who was like a daughter, Kristine and her husband, Jamie Johnson; grandchildren, Emily, Kevin, Nathan, and Troy; and sister, Judy Rohan. He was predeceased by his brother, Carl.

George's family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, Nov. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St., Willimantic.

His funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m., at Potter Funeral Home with his burial following at West St. Cemetery, Lake Rd. Columbia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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My heart goes out to Kathy, Bill,Andy and all of their families. George was a good friend and we shared a lot of good times together be it fishing or solving the worlds problems over the ever present hot cup of coffee. Good bye old friend. Mike Pagach.
Mike Pagach
December 7, 2021
I was so sorry to hear of Georgia´s passing. I have many good memories of being with you both when the kids were small I´m so glad my daughter and I ran into you on the road that day. My thoughts and my prayers go out to you and your family.
Sandra Mangiafico
November 18, 2021
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