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1938 Charles 2019

Charles R. Johnson Sr.

November 13, 1938 — November 14, 2019

Charles R. Johnson, Sr., age 81, passed away on November 14, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 13, 1938 in Louisville, Ohio to the late Robert and Dolores (Berg) Johnson. He loved spending time with his family and friends, painting pictures, fixing things and NASCAR racing. Charles formerly worked for Johnson Chevrolet and Sypolt Chevrolet as Service Manager and Maintenance Manager at Williamsburg Suites and Gardens, retiring in 2001 from Remington Station Townhouses.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan M. (Besselman) Johnson; children, Corinne R. Johnson, Charles R. (Sissy) Johnson Jr., Michael Johnson, Jeanette M. (Larry) Williams and Patrick P. Dieffenbaugher; nine grandchildren, Cayla R. (Tim) Morehead and Ryan R.M. Johnson Sr., Christopher J. Johnson and Robert L. Johnson, Tia R. Johnson and Tiffany N. (Bill) Allman, Joshua A. (Marissa) Amos-Williams, Angela M. (Dusty) Amos and Michelle L (Timothy) Allman; thirty great-grandchildren; Charles and Virginia Besselman and his nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. He will be missed by his family and friends and his dog, Cracker.

He is preceded by his grandson, Clarence R. Edwards Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Nelson and Jane Bradshaw and nephews, Thomas and Timothy Bradshaw.

The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph Andrejcik and his wife, Laura for their compassion and concern, and the doctors and nurses on the 5th floor South and the MICU at Aultman Hospital for their deep compassion.

A memorial mass for Chuck will be celebrated on Friday, November 22, 2019 at St. Louis Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Chuck’s family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Condolences and special memories can be shared online at
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