Obituary of Roger L. Johnson
Mr. Roger L. Johnson, 65, of Broadalbin, NY passed away at his home on Friday March 4, 2022.
He was born on November 22, 1956 to Mr. Roger Johnson Sr. and Mrs. Catherine Guile Johnson in Little Falls, NY. He attended local schools before enlisting in the US Army, serving his country proudly from 1974 to 1977. Following his service, Roger was employed by Temple Inland, then Cascades in Scotia before retiring. He was united in marriage to Ms. Shirley Austin on September 29, 1990.
Roger was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed taking long drives, which he referred to as shortcuts with his family. He was always doing different things with his children and grandchildren; such as camping trips, picnics, amusement parks and to the lake where he loved to fish and play in the water with his dogs. More than anything, Roger enjoyed just spending time with his family and always making everyone around him laugh.
He is survived by his wife Shirley Johnson, children; Kelly (Shawn) Leonard, Sherman Case, Eddy McCracken, Chad and Tonya Johnson and Marlene Moore, Son-in-law Dan Snyder, grandchildren; Daniel, Kyle, Ariel, Maranda, Austin, Brady, Blake and Coryne as well as his great-grandchildren; Kyle, Brayden, Conner, Kaison, and Levi. He also leaves behind numerous siblings, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased in death by his parents, his grandmother Elizabeth Guile as well as his daughter Mary Snyder.
A Service of Remembrance will take place on Thursday March 10 at 1:00PM at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010 with Rev. William T. Hodgetts Jr. officiating. Calling hours will take place at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger on Thursday March 10 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM prior to the service. Burial with full Military Honors will take place at Ferndale Cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
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