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Leslie B. Johnson, Sr.

January 26, 1923 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 97)



Leslie B. Johnson, Sr., 97, of Renfrew passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Butler VA Community Living Center.

Born January 26, 1923 in New Castle, PA, he was a son of the late Leslie B. Johnson and Florence (Richards) Johnson.

He retired from Potersville Equipment Company as General Manager in 1982, following 32 years service.

He was a member of Holy Sepulcher Roman Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the V.F.W, the D.A.V and the American Legion.

He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army-Airforce.

Leslie was an avid fisherman and hunter, he played guitar for a country band for 35 years. He also was attained Pro rating at Shuffleboard in Florida, also enjoyed playing cards, traveling the United States and Europe and going on cruises. He spent his winters in Ocala, Fl., for 24 years.

His first wife, Marjorie L. (Keister) Johnson preceded him in death on May 13, 1994.

Surviving are their children, Leslie (Faith) Johnson, Jr., David (Cathy) Johnson and Mark (Carol) Johnson.

His grandchildren, Kevin (Melissa) Johnson, Lisa (Tom) Younger, Dave Johnson, Jennifer (Richard) Hudak, Mark (Meagan) Johnson and Michael (Nicole) Johnson.

Eight great-grandchildren, Andrew, Reese, Rylee, Colbie, Caylah, Miles, Liam and Graham.

A sister, Dorothy Ball and a sister-in-law, Bernice Johnson.

Nephews, Bobbie Ball, Gary (Barb) Johnson, Brian (Gail) Johnson and John (Lynn) Love.

His wife, Mable L. (Hughes) Johnson whom he married January 13, 1996.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, his son's Jan and Charles Johnson. Brother James Johnson, and a brother-in-law, Drew Ball. A niece, Joyce Cassidy.

A special Thank you to the staff and employees of the Joseph Kusick Community Center for their kindness and compassion.

Visitation and Funeral Arrangements are private. Arrangements completed by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may to made to the Joseph Kusick Community Center at 325 New Castle Road, Butler, PA 16001.


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