JOHNSON, George F., 86, passed away on Jan. 23, 2013, at Trinity West Medical Center.
He was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to the union of the late Andrew and Minnie Johnson on Nov. 24, 1926.
He was a dutiful member of Mt. Zion Church and served on the Usher Board until his health failed. George attended Steubenville City Schools, and then joined the United States Army where he served his country honorably in the Air Corps .
He retired from Brandt Motor Company. George was also a member of the local American Legion.
He will be sadly missed by his devoted wife; Paulette, a daughter; Yvette Baker, four sisters; Anna Mary Peterson, Ruth Gregory, Helen Gregory and Joan Taylor, Godchildren; Roic and Tori Blackwell and Ivy Hampton, a host of nieces, nephews and friend. Funeral Saturday at noon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 221 N. 7th St. Rev. Norries A. Hood, Sr. will officiate. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. until service begins. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery.
Condolences at www. gregoryandmartinfuneral service.com.