ADRIAN – Robert “Bob” L. Johnson, age 84, of Adrian, formerly of Saginaw, passed away on June 15, 2019, at Brookdale in Adrian.
He was born on June 15, 1935, in Davenport, Iowa to Henry and Bernice (Bonynge) Johnson. On September 15, 1956, he married Patricia Arscott and she survives. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He received his BA from Olivet College in 1960. He managed Saginaw General Finance for over 20 years. He was a member of the McArthur High School Booster Club, Tri-County Financial Association, and Saginaw Christmas Parade Committee, where he and Patricia were proud honorary Grand Marshalls. Bob participated in the 1990 Census, delivered food for Meals on Wheels, and along with Leo Rozella, he began the popcorn program at Covenant Health Care, and continued as a volunteer for 20 years. He spent vacations at the family cottage on Applegate Island at Grand Lake, Michigan, where he helped create memories for all.
Bob is survived by his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Cathleen Johnson of Adrian, MI; two sons, Timothy (Gina) Johnson of Maderia Beach, FL and Thomas (Neldra Delpit) Johnson of Taylorsville, N.C.; four grandchildren and one great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Per Bob’s request, cremation has taken place and a family celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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