John Johnson Jr.
A Faithful Man of God, A Humble Servant
John Johnson Jr., 72, of Pottstown, PA, husband of Charlene (Rose) Johnson, went home to be with the Lord suddenly on Sunday, December 17, 2017. He was born February 4, 1945 in Pottstown, PA to John undefined Lucrecy (Hespeth) Johnson of Granville County, North Carolina. John attended Pottstown Public Schools, graduating from Pottstown High School in 1964. While in school, he participated in football, basketball, track undefined field, and was on the golf team. Soon after high school, he began a career as a machine operator at Dana Corporation. He retired as an SPC Facilitator at Dana after 42 years of service. His pastimes included amateur photography and coaching middle school basketball and track. He also worked at “The Center” on Beech Street with the youth of the Pottstown community. His passion for golf over the years continued as a member of Dana’s golf league. He also loved to travel with his family. He was an active member of Second Baptist for over 60 years. He was the ultimate family man, who supported the Pottstown community. He leaves a legacy of 5 children: Tonya Glenn (wife of Clifton), Lisa Royer (wife of Isaac), John Johnson III (husband of Judy), Kim Valentine (wife of Anthony), and Christine Johnson. He is survived by his mother, Lucrecy Johson, two sisters: Anna Mae Seard and Carleen McKeever, both of Dayton, Ohio. In addition, he was predeceased by one brother, James Worth Hedgepeth. Finally, he leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and ‘adopted’ family.