Joseph Floyd Johnson, 85
Funeral ServiceJoseph's Life Celebration Joseph Floyd Johnson, age 85 of Oraville, MD died on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at his residence.
Born in Oraville, MD on December 26, 1926 he was the son of the late Annie Myrtle (Williams) Johnson and Francis Vernon Johnson. Joseph was one of nine children.
After high school, Joseph joined the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1968 after 20 years of honorable service. After his retirement, he worked at the Walter Reed Navy Security Station. Joseph enjoyed blue grass and country music, coin collecting and watching wrestling on television.
Joseph is survived by his brother, Raymond V. Johnson (Eleanor), William J. Johnson, Sr. (Marie) and sister Anna Myrtle Lyon, all of Mechanicsville, MD; sister-in-law Eva Johnson of Mechanicsville, MD and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Marjorie Verna Johnson who died in 2007; brothers, Francis E., James H., Elmer A., and George S. Johnson; sister Elizabeth A. Dotson; brothers-in-law Charles E. Dotson and Nathan A. Lyon.
Family will receive friends for Joseph's Life Celebration on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Interment will in Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or the Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20659 .
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.