William Charles Johnson

 United States

  • Date Of Birth: July 29, 1941
  • Date Of Death: February 6, 2018
  • State: Montana

William Charles Johnson age 76 passed away on January 1st in Golden, Illinois.  Born in 1941 in Havre, Bill spent his grade school years in Chester, Montana.   His father worked for the Great Northern and the family lived in a section house by the railroad.  Like his father and grandfather, he carried a love of the railroad with him throughout life.  In 1953 his parents Bill and Charlotte, moved with young Bill and his sister Charlene to Kalispell to join the rest of the Johnson clan.  He graduated from Flathead High School with the class of 1959.  Bill was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and a devoted patriot.  After returning from war, he moved to Seattle, WA where he worked several years for the Boeing Company.  His career then took him to the offices of Joy Manufacturing and Gardner Denver from where he retired in 2008.   His job meant he had the chance to live in Denver, Memphis, Chicago, and Quincy Illinois.

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