1954 – 2013
Central Village – Robert E. Johnson, Sr., 59, of 19 Main St., died Monday evening June 10, 2013, in the Backus Emergency Care Center in Plainfield. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Edgar and Florence (Jordan) Johnson.
Mr. Johnson worked as a machine operator at Johnson Corrugated for many years and served in the United States Army from 1974 until he was honorably discharge in 1977. Robert was a former member of the Thompson Rod and Gun Club.
Robert is survived by two sons Robert E. Johnson, Jr., and Mathew Johnson; his daughter Jessica Johnson all of Danielson; a half-son Jonathan Johnson formerly of Putnam; a brother Edward Luther Johnson of Thompson; three grandchildren Isaiah Green, Caleb Parker, and Aria Parker; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Arthur Johnson.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside service with military honors that will be held on Monday, June 17, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the West Thompson Cemetery, Route 12, Thompson. Arrangements are by the Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes of Putnam and North Grosvenordale. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.