John Samuel Johnson

  • Born: August 7, 1934
  • Died: November 13, 2019
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

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Tribute & Message From The Family

John Samuel Johnson
John Samuel Johnson of Palm Beach County, Florida and Cooper, Maine, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the age of 85. He was born in 1934 in Machias, Maine to Clarence Alfred Johnson and Vivian Johnson Dodge.

John graduated from Washington Academy in East Machias, Maine and then enlisted in the United States Air Force. He proudly served from 1954-1957. Upon his honorable discharge John attended the University of Maine, obtaining his Bachelor's Degree in Education.

After graduation he moved to West Palm Beach, Florida where he became a teacher. John continued his education, earning his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and eventually becoming a school administrator. Throughout his lifetime and especially after retirement he enjoyed overseeing his family's wild blueberry farm in Maine.

John will be remembered as a loving father, champion for education and a genuinely kind soul.
John was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Johnson. He is survived by his daughter, Shannon L. Johnson; niece, Susan Johnson and husband, Dennis O'Brien; and nephew, Dwight Johnson and their families.

A memorial service will be held in Maine in the spring.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Shannon - I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. He was a great man always with a smile on his face. We will surely miss him at Cathance Lake.

Posted by Betty Morrison - Baileyville/Cathance Lake, ME - Friend   November 22, 2019

John will be missed by all of his many friends and coworkers in Palm Beach County, Florida. He was truly a kind and thoughtful person and he touched many lives. RIP dear friend.

Posted by Mike Murgio - Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Coworker   November 18, 2019

John will be missed by many and especially his administrator friends that met each month when he was in Florida. He was a loving principal and teacher. RIP John!

Posted by Joyce Russell - Lake Worth, FL - Coworker   November 18, 2019

We will miss him. He was great man. He loved John Gs. in lake worth. The Peases

Posted by Anne pEASE - Wellington, FL - Friend   November 15, 2019

Love you Shannon

Posted by Bev Myere    November 14, 2019

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