Richard E. Johnson

May 1, 1939 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 82)


Richard E. Johnson, 82, 537 Pennsylvania Ave. S. Renovo, PA died February 27, 2022 at the Bucktail Medical Center, S. Renovo, PA.  Born May 1, 1939 in Renovo, PA he was the son of the late Carl and Edith Scott Johnson.  On August 13, 1988 he married Patricia A. Read who survives at home. Richard was a 1958 graduate of the Renovo High School and had attended Williamsport Technical Institute. 

Richard was a member of the Christian Community Church S. Renovo, PA which he faithfully attended. He had worked for 26 years  for Pullman Power, and had also worked for 7 years at Southern Cross. Richard enjoyed travelling to Florida in in his motorhome and visiting the family camp on Kettle Creek.

In addition to his wife he is survived by:

     1 Daughter:  Kathy (Brent, Sr.)  Townsend, Ocean View, DE.

     1 Sister: Shirley Perry, Dallas, TX

     2 Grandchildren: Hannah and Brent Townsend, Jr.

     Brother in-law & sister-in-law, Darlene and Ray Rathmell and family, Lock Haven, PA

     Sister-in-law  & brother-in- law,  Wendy and Dennis Corey and family, Williamsport, PA

*** He was predeceased by his first wife, Kay (Rathmel) Johnson.

         1 Daughter: Karen Johnson

         2  Sisters: Grace and Edith

         1 Brother: Charles Johnson  

A memorial service honoring the life of Richard E. Johnson will be held Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Christian Community Church, S. Renovo, PA with Pastor Richard Colvin officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, PA  17751

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Memorial Service
March 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Christian Community Church

S. Renovo, PA

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