George Martin Johnson

September 6, 1923September 8, 2017

George M. Johnson, 94, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on September 8, 2017. He was a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army. Infantry was his branch during WWII, Korea and Vietnam two times. His decorations included BSM w/4 OLC; MSM; AM WWIIVM; GCMDL; C1B w/3d award and 13 additional decorations. George was a member of Hickory Neck Episcopal Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara H. Johnson. He is survived by his sons, George M. Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Sandy Miller, Geoffrey M. Johnson and his wife, Deborah and James W. Johnson; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Richard A. Hale. A memorial service for George will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, August 20, 2018, followed by the interment. Memorial contributions may be made to Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Dr., Clarksburg, MD 20871, Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation, 7168 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046 or any foundation of your choice. Online condolences may be offered at


20 August

Memorial Service

11:00 am

Arlington National Cemetery

1 Memorial Drive
Arlington , Virginia

Interment Following Service

George Martin Johnson

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September 12, 2017

Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved. May beautiful memories of happy times shared bring peace. May the God of all comfort sustain each of you during the difficult days ahead.