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Tobias Funeral Home - Belmont Chapel

648 Watervliet Ave, Dayton, OH

OBITUARY

George R Johnson

October 19, 1936January 7, 2020

George R Johnson, age 83, of Kettering, Ohio passed away on Tuesday January 7, 2020. George was born October 19, 1936. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Marie, and a brother, William. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Johnson. His children also survive him: Lori Johnson of Dayton, Tim Johnson of NC, Terry (Diane) Johnson of Xenia and Angie (Nick) Boerger, of Centerville. Five grandchildren survive him: Erin Johnson, Andy Boerger, Ian Johnson, Peyton Boerger and Calla Boerger, as does a brother, Lee Johnson, sister-in-law Bertie Haywood, and numerous nieces and cousins. George's family was one of the founding groups of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, where he was an usher for many years. He was a long time member of K of C Council 3730, an usher at UD arena and an avid golfer and bowler. He worked at Kroger for more than 20 years as a receiving clerk, but in his retirement loved to spend time with his grandchildren and friends at McDonald's and Bill's Donuts. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2300 S Smithville Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45420. Friends may call at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of the Mass on Monday morning. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to either the Carroll High School "Carrolleers" at http://www.carrollhs.org/s/1253/start.aspx, or Centerville High School Band Boosters at http://www.centervilleband.org/donate/ in George's memory. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.tobiasfh.com for the Johnson family.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 13, 2020

Memories

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Carrie Taylor

January 16, 2020

After all these years, I just recently got to know you and how you liked your coffee. I will miss your jokes and your quick smile when you bring Carol in for her haircut. Sincere condolences to the family. Carrie Taylor

Matthew Jobst

January 14, 2020

Hello, my name is Matthew Jobst and my grandfather is Mike Burkett and he saw the obituary in the paper. Sorry for your loss. My grandpa and Elden Cotterman were good friends. He only knew George Johnson by the name Dick. He knew Dicks grandparents Marie and Bill Woodard. Please email me if I have the right person, as my grandfather would like to make contact. He is 92.

Angie Bonilla

January 11, 2020

I only had the pleasure of meeting him once while he was attending Tim’s graduation. Lots of laughs that day when he realized that Tim was smart. Lol. Very fond memories. Prayers to the Johnson family.

Tara Gupton

January 10, 2020

Dear Cousins and Aunt Carol,

I don't know how to express into a single memory who I knew Uncle Dick to be. As a child he was the uncle I knew best and was most scared of, especially if I tried on cousin Angie's dance costumes. As I grew older he became somewhat of a family patriarch that watched over my grandma and offered advice to my dad in a sage like wisdom. As an adult I was introduced to his wit and charm, and I am thankful in his last year I had a few conversations that introduced me to the kind worried Christian man that was known by so many.

Dear uncle, enjoy your heavenly prize and seek comfort in your mother's arms again. Your work in our world of suffering has ended. Thank you, Uncle Dick, for always showing me kindness and grace, and thank you for being there for my father through his own trials. These last years with you have been ones he has cherished and your guidance as his older brother has been a great gift.

To my dear family he leaves behind, I send my love, my thoughts, and my prayers during this moment of mourning. For one day there will be no more tears and we will all be with our Lord and savior.

Love,

Tara

Janice Johnson

January 9, 2020

I will always remember Uncle Dick sitting in his chair with Jill and Cindy by hi side also The one trip we took as family Two king s island in dad and uncle had so much fun and all of us laughing when they rode the water fume ride

Allen Chouinard

January 9, 2020

While I never met George Johnson, I know is son Tim very well and I can tell through Tim that he was a wonderful person and raised his family right. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Johnson family. You can be assured that God need a great organizer and service usher up in heaven so he call George home for those big Sunday services.

Take care,

Anita Wagner

January 9, 2020

Carol, Tim, Lori, Terry and Angie,

I will always remember Uncle Dick with a smile on his face, wearing his UD sweatshirt. He will be missed.

Anita Wagner

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY