Johnson, Richard Anthony

Johnson, Richard Anthony

January 8, 1955 – November 9, 2016
Age 61 of St. Paul. Passed away peacefully at home on November 9th, surrounded by loved ones. Born January 8, 1955 in Kansas City, MO, his family relocated to St. Paul MN in 1968. Preceded in death by parents, Lee and Imogene (Rather) Johnson, sister Susan Wadud and brother Frank DeClue. He graduated 1973 from Mechanic Arts High School where he lettered in football and track and field. A retired union carpenter, he enjoyed camping and fishing. Survived by siblings Michael, Theron (Phyllis), Edith and Edward (Roxanne); children, Richard Johnson, Melody Gonsior, Letitia Wilson, Anthony Gonsior, Christopher Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews and grandchildren. A private memorial will be held. (Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 16, 2016)