David W. Johnson, age 64, of 4340 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died at his home on Friday evening, May 29, 2020 after an illness.
Born at the Bloomsburg Hospital on April 17, 1956, he was a son of Anna M. (Wagner) Johnson and the late Edgar W. Johnson.
David was a lifelong resident of the Bloomsburg area and a graduate of the Columbia-Montour Vocational Technical School.
He was last employed as a van driver for Lone Derr and earlier delivered flowers for the former Ralph Dillon Flowers, Bloomsburg for 24 years. He also had been employed at the former Bloomsburg Mills, Inc., delivered for NAPA Auto Parts, drove for the Honda dealer and at Chef Boyardee in Milton.
David was a member of the First English Baptist Church, Bloomsburg.
He enjoyed collecting die cast cars and Hess trucks. He knew the make and model of every vehicle on the planet. He especially enjoyed shopping and Tupperware and Christmas decorations. He had many friends and knew many people.
David was preceded in death by his father, Edgar W. Johnson on Nov. 25, 2014 and by a son, Michael Johnson on Feb. 24, 1980. An uncle Robert Lee Johnson also died on Friday several hours after his death.
He is survived by his mother of Danville; his wife, the former Myra Ann Rupert, with whom he observed his 44th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20, 2019, a daughter, Lisa Ann Baker Houck, Catawissa; six siblings: Bonnie Johnson, Bloomsburg; Betty, wife of William C. Lefevre, James Johnson, and his wife Shari, Cindy, wife of Martin Cook, all of Bloomsburg; Raymond Johnson, and his wife Wendy and Margaret Johnson, both of Danville; three nephews, three nieces, three great nieces and two great nephews and his dear friend, David Labarr of Bloomsburg.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12 noon in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, with his pastor, Rev. Dr. L. Lee Barnhardt officiating. Interment will follow in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy. Friends may call from 11 – 12 noon.
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