Joseph L. Johnson

Joseph L. Johnson, 60, of AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, formerly of Wood, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia.

Born Dec. 17, 1958, in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Howard Johnson and Freda Chiarizia.

Mr. Johnson is survived by a son, Jeffrey Johnson and wife, Emily, granddaughter, Evelyn, and grandson, Cameron, all of Poolesville, Maryland.

He is also survived by two brothers, Walter “Tinker” Johnson and wife, Debbie, of Poolesville, Maryland, and Steve Johnson of Six Mile Run; a sister, Bonnie Williams and husband, Duane, of Broad Top City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Darlene “Snookie” Crooks.

Mr. Johnson served in the United States Marine Corps, achieving the rank of corporal.

He was a 1977 graduate of Tussey Mountain High School.

Mr. Johnson enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Inc., 5010 Railroad Ave., Broad Top City, with the Rev. Marion Foor officiating. Interment will be made in Fockler Cemetery, Saxton.

Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 10, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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