Julius Johnson Sr.

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Julius Johnson Sr.

 August 9, 1943
~ May 7, 2021





Marine Corps Military Honors will be held at
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Julius "JC" Johnson, our 77 year old father, whom we will miss dearly, passed away on Friday May 7, 2021.  Julius was born August 9, 1943, and raised in Keyport, NJ.

A humble but proud father and United States Marine, he was well known for putting other's needs ahead of his own.  He was an exemplary father to his children.  He was a helper and a provider.  He served his country in the Vietnam War with inspiring leadership and unfaltering dedication to duty.  He was a decorated combat veteran awarded the Silver Star and a Purple Heart with the Gold Star.  After serving his country in the United States Marine Corps, he chose to continue in civil service with a successful career, over 30 years of dedication, to the United States Postal Service.  He retired in 1999.  He was a graduate of Brookdale College.  He had a comfortable and lengthy retirement, where he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, betting on the horses, and playing Megatouch.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Allen Johnson and his mother Ruth Naomi Johnson, brothers James Johnson Jr., PhD., Richard Johnson, Robert Johnson and sister Ruth Royster.

He leaves to cherish his memory one sister Jean Rochelle Marshall of Fort Meyers, FL; three sons Julius Johnson Jr. (Kimberly), Christopher Johnson (Luz), and Jason Johnson (Shannon); two daughters Anna Johnson (Kenny) and Marcy Johnson (Chris); nine grandchildren Martin, Jason Jr., Gene Jr., Maxwell, Eric, Kenneth, Riley, Josef and Greyson; companion Patty Gaudian; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends who will grieve for a time in this season.


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3 thoughts on “Julius Johnson Sr.

  1. Kelly Johnson says:

    Uncle Julius I can’t believe you are gone. I love you. I hope Daddy met you at the gate to guide you. You are missed. You are loved. Give my Mom, Dad, Ian, Aunt Ruthie and my son Richie a kiss for me. ??

  2. Derek Nicol says:

    RIP my Uncle J… My father genuinely loved you. You were his best friend and brother since the age of 9. Ive always enjoyed seeing your friendship. You saved my family more times than Id like to remember. Im so grateful for the adventures that mom and dad got to have with you and Patty.. We love you. Say hi to my mom for me..

  3. Jean J. Marshall says:

    To my sweet sweet baby brother whom we all loved so dearly. He was the baby of the family and beloved by all whom he came in contact with.
    Love your sister,

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