Robert Henry Johnson: Obituary


U.S. Veteran

    Mr. Robert Henry Johnson, age 82, of Beale Ct. Drive, Blairsville passed away peacefully on Thursday February 13, 2020 at his home surround by his loving family following an extended illness. Mr. Johnson was born on July 10, 1937 in Plainfield, NJ., the son of the late George Crawford Johnson and the Agnes Christina Hansen Johnson. He was a veteran of the US Army. Robert took wooden bowl turning classes at the John Campbell Folk School and this became one of his most prized hobbies. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and also had a great love for his church family. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Johnson. Robert was a member of Mtn. Presbyterian Church.

Surviving Mr. Johnson are his loving wife and best friend of twenty-eight years, Sue Royal of Blairsville, one daughter, Kim Wagenaar and one son, Christopher Johnson both of Asheville, NC., five grandchildren, Brian, Ann and David Wagenaar of Chicago, Zoe and Nils Johnson of Zurich, Switzerland, a host of his church family, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Monday February 17, 2020 at 11:00 am from the Mtn. Presbyterian Church with Rev. Travis Adams officiating.  Special music will be presented by Ray Bennett. Robert will lie in state at the church from 10:30-11:00 am. In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Mtn. Presbyterian Church in Robert’s memory. Interment will follow on Tuesday at 10:00 am from the GA National Cemetery in Canton with Military Honors by the US Army. The family will meet with friends following the services.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at

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