Robert Stephen "Steve" Johnson

June 8, 1945December 1, 2019

The family of Robert Stephen “Steve” Johnson, 74, will receive friends Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. A graveside service will be held in Wisconsin at a later date.

Steve passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. Born in Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late Robert Warren Johnson and Norma Jean Miller Johnson. He attended the University of Wisconsin. Steve was a member of Virginia Wingard United Methodist Church. He worked as a manager at the University of Wisconsin Center, in Madison. Steve began his career as a manager with Lowe’s Home Improvement in Statesville, NC and relocated to Tuscaloosa, AL, before retiring from Lowe’s in Columbia, SC following two decades of service.

Surviving are his wife, Miriam McNown Johnson; daughter, Elizabeth Boecher (Roger); son, Matthew A. Johnson; granddaughters, Lucy and Sophia Boecher. He is also survived by a brother, Rodney Johnson (Sheryl); sister, Cindy Collings (Roy); numerous nephews; nieces; great-nephews; and great-nieces.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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December 6, 2019

To the family
I retired from Lowe's West Columbia in 2000...Bob and I worked together...I can only say it was a privilege to be one of his three assistant managers....his management skills were outstanding...we never had a problem meeting quotas or accomplishing all that was required by heart is deeply saddened by his passing...I will cherish the memories.

Frank Cornell

Dot Kennedy

December 5, 2019

Dana and I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and hearts.

f ron stalvey jr

December 5, 2019

sorry for your loss--may god bless

Elizabeth Jones

December 4, 2019

Dearest Miriam, I am so very sorry for your loss of your husband Steve. 52 years of being together is a testament to your love and devotion for each other. Please know that I and so many others care and are here for you. May Eternal Light shine on Steve. Blessed be.