Ronald W. Johnson

June 14, 1944 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 76)


Ronald W. Johnson passed away peacefully at his home with his wife and Buttercup at his side on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife and companion of 26 years, Pamela Marchand Johnson; his children: Steven Johnson (Robin), Stacey Vitello (Mark Bergeron), and Shane Johnson (Crystal); his grandchildren: Rebecca Kleinpeter (Andrew), Jessica Moore (Michael), Spencer J. Vitello, Sophia E. Vitello, Gavin P. Johnson, and Garrett P. Johnson; great-grandchildren: Emma Rose Kleinpeter and Noah James Kleinpeter; and his siblings: Shirley Johnson, Bonnie Morrealle, and Billy Johnson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, William Henry Johnson and Shirley Fischer Johnson; his brothers, Lawrence and Albert Johnson; and his brother-in-law, Peter Morrealle.
Ronald was a member of the Clerks and Checkers Union Local 1497 and worked for many years for Cooper T. Smith as a clerk in charge. He served in the Army National Guard Reserves for 6 years and as a volunteer firefighter with the Terrytown Fire Department. He was very involved in church and fairs at Christ the King and assisted in coaching his children when they were younger at Terrytown Playground. He was an avid woodworker and loved playing with his woodworking tools.
Services will be held by at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Due to state mandates, the services will be invitation only.

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