Johnson, Richard Lee, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Covenant HealthCare – Cooper. He was 64 years old. Richard Johnson was born on January 21, 1947 in Saginaw to Donald Mack and Elizabeth “Betty” June Johnson. Richard was a graduate of Saginaw High School in 1965. He proudly served his country serving with the U.S. Air Force for four years. He then resided in Massachusetts until returning to Saginaw in 1986. Richard is survived by his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” June Johnson; brothers: Gary (Sharon) Johnson and Thomas M. (Pamela) Johnson; sons: Douglas (Heather) Johnson, Kevin (Triston) Johnson, Laura Johnson and her friend Jason Giles. Also surviving is a special uncle, Robert Johnson, five nieces, and several cousins. Richard was preceded in death by his father, Donald Mack Johnson; his grandparents, LeRoy and Beatarice Johnson and Lowell and Ethel Trofast; and his aunt, Katherine Banwell. A private memorial service honoring Richard has taken place. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Diabetes Association or a Hospice Association of the donor’s choice. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.