Calvin Clarence Johnson

October 8, 1936September 27, 2020

Calvin Clarence Johnson, age 83, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his residence in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a man of strong convictions and faith. Calvin was born on October 8, 1936 to the late Clarence Ray and Florence (Hansen) Johnson in LaMoure, ND. He joined the United States Navy in September of 1955; but due to a family automobile accident, he was honorably discharged in June of 1956. In August of 1958, he married Judy Grim; and to their union were born three children, Gabrielle, Candace, and Steven. Judy battled cancer from 1968 until her passing in 1982. Calvin was a member and deacon of Paradise Valley Baptist Church, which he enjoyed immensely. On November 12, 1983, he married Susan Kendrick in Belvidere, IL. Calvin was a Fireman for Hinsdale Fire Department for almost 29 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, some taxidermy, and traveling. Calvin is survived by his loving spouse of 36 years, Susan; three children, Gabrielle Greer, Candace Dietsweiler, and Steven Johnson, Susan's daughter, Amy Asbill; two siblings, Phyllis Duffy and Wesley Johnson; 12 grandchildren, Victoria, Luke, Bobby, Gomburza (Theo), Andrew, Alexander, Sophia, Anastasia, Christina, Stephen, Xenia, and Anna; and many other loving family and friends. Calvin you're walking those streets of gold and getting to see our Lord Jesus. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the Paradise Valley Baptist Church, 14034 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Calvin’s honor may be made directly to the family or to Hospice of the Valley at


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    Saturday, October 10, 2020


Calvin Clarence Johnson

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October 8, 2020

So sorry to hear of Calvin’s passing, but we know he is not suffering anymore and he is enjoying Heaven. I know what you are going through as my Joe went to Heaven 19 years ago. Praying for you.

Love Marilyn

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