John Gerald Johnson

John Gerald Johnson, 64, of Bretz, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Mapleshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morgantown.


He was born in Morgantown, on March 24, 1953, a son of the late Harry Johnson and Alice (Rush) Johnson.


He was employed as an electrician for the West Virginia University and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He served his country in the USMC and was a generous man with a kind heart.


John is survived by his wife, Carolyn Everson Johnson; one son, John Junior O'Dell of Bretz; one daughter, Shena Hunt of Naples, FL; four brothers, Mark Johnson and wife Lisa of Morgantown; Charles Johnson of FL, Paul David Johnson of OH and Keith Johnson and wife Brenda of Louisville, KY; one sister, Pam Johnson of Buckhannon; several grandchildren; three great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and his loving dog Tiny.


He was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Ray Johnson and Robert Johnson and two sisters, Mary Lou Brown and Penny Johnson.


To honor his wishes he will be cremated and inurnment will take place at Nicholson Chapel Cemetery in Morgantown at a later date.


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