Robert Johnson, 66, of Almont, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Henry Ford Macomb of Clinton Twp., MI. Robert Douglas Johnson was born December 12, 1953 in Detroit, MI. He was the son of James Alvin and Mary Ethel (Lewis) Johnson. Bob grew up in Warren, MI. He was a graduate of Fitzgerald High School, Class of 1972 in Warren, MI. Robert was a very good baseball player. He once (in the early 1970s) tried out for the Tigers baseball team.
Bob was a self-employed licensed carpenter. For 10 years he worked in the Detroit, Bad Axe and Saginaw areas as a carpenter for Grand Trunk Western Railroad. Bob enjoyed coaching and watching baseball. He taught and coached all of his children and many of the neighboring children in how to play the game. He coached Little League Baseball in Warren and Dryden.
Bob is survived by daughters, Lee-Ann (Scott) Riester of Imlay City and Shannon (Scott) Parrott of Attica; sons, Leo Rondan of Dryden and Jonas (Tina) Johnson of Dryden; his parents, J.L. and Ethel Johnson of Davison; sisters, Cindy (Mike) Spisich of New Baltimore, MI and Becky (Greg) Majcher of Davison, MI; brothers, Wayne (Toni) Johnson of Winter Haven, FL, Danny (Debbie) Johnson of Edwardsburg, MI and James (Ann Marie) Johnson of Metamora, MI; his wife of 20-plus years, Shirley Fawcett; and sister-in-law, Tina Johnson. Bob is also survived by nine grandchildren, Sydney, Sam, Preston, Teaghan, Landon, Brayden, Nolyn, Logan and Joshlynne.
A graveside service and burial was held Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Dryden – Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dryden, MI. Officiating for the graveside services was Reverend Paul Wampler, pastor of Gateway Assembly of God in Imlay City.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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