Charles William Johnson III

January 25, 1951May 8, 2018

Charles William Johnson III, (Charlie) passed from this world on May 8th, 2018. Charlie was known to everyone as an amazing man who lived an amazing life. He was born in Arlington Massachusetts on January 25, 1951. He attended Arlington High School and graduated in 1968. He is survived by his wonderful family, wife Judy , daughter and son-in-law Christie and Greg Wirsen, their sons Zak and Jay of Buzzards Bay, MA, step children Brendan and Amy Dunn of Pocasset, MA, Lisa Dunn of Monument Beach, MA, Matt Dunn and Madelyn Baer of Marlborough, MA, brother Dave and Jane Johnson of Burlington, MA, grand children Tyler Ingraham, Alex and Ethan Dunn.

Charlie had a phenomenal career and considered himself an entrepreneur. He built a very successful insurance business, finance company, invested in commercial and residential real estate, and more recently renewable energy. He was a close friend, a mentor to many successful leaders and business people in the community. He was very proud of his accomplishments and his business partners that helped him achieve his success.

Charlie was very involved in many organizations including the Monument Beach Sportsmans Club, Free Masonry, Shriners, The Weary Travelers Club, NRA, Safari Club International, and other charitable organizations. Charlie was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, including travel when able to his ranches in Texas and South Africa.

There will be a viewing for friends and family on May 12th, 2018 between the hours of 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd in Bourne, Massachusetts.

The family requests that if you would like to donate something in Charlie's name, and considering his generosity across so many focus areas, please send it to the charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 12, 2018

Charles William Johnson III

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Kevin and Meggie Shea

May 11, 2018

With deepest heartfelt sympathy . Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Kevin and Meggie

Beverly Dixon

May 11, 2018

To Lisa Dunn and the entire Johnson extended family - very sad to hear of Charlie's passing. He was a personal friend and deer-hunting partner of my late husband, as well as our long-time insurance agent. Always pleasant, helpful and caring , Charlie was the best hugger !! One-of-a-kind, he will be missed.

Joe Mendes

May 11, 2018

Sending prayers and love to Charlie's entire family. I was saddened to hear the news of Charlie's passing. He will be missed by a many many people. Charlie had a big heart and was always there for anyone who needed his help, advice, or just a shoulder to cry on. I will miss the many fun times that I had while visiting Charlie and Judy at their home. May he rest in peace.

Michael Capone

May 10, 2018

Charlie was like family to the Capones...godfather to my niece and nephew...Rest in Peace!! You will be dearly missed!

Tricia and Bill Mortimer

May 10, 2018

Tricia and I would like to send our deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your dad. Godspeed.