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Richard G. Johnson

July 1, 1945 ~ July 24, 2019 (age 74)


Richard Gordon Johnson, 74 of Laurel, MD, passed away July 24, 2019.


Rick was raised in Park River, ND by his parents L.W. “Tookie” Johnson and Ruth Johnson.


He later moved to Maryland to attend Benjamin Franklin University School of Accountancy and Financial Administration.  He worked for close to 30 years at WSSC.


Rick was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir and participated in numerous mission trips.  His hobbies included spending time with his family, playing with his grandchildren, and DIY repairs for himself and others. He enjoyed helping others gain confidence in their ability to do repairs for themselves.


He is survived by his wife, Judy, his sister Jill (Gary) Haakenson, his brother Kent Johnson, his children; Karen (Matthew) Airola and David (Dianna Belman) Johnson, his grandchildren Rachel and Allison Airola, two nieces and three nephews.


Visitation will be held at Donaldson Funeral Home,P.A. 313 Talbott Avenue in Laurel, Maryland 20707 on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm . Further visitation will be held at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 12430 Scaggsville Rd. Highland, MD 20777 on Monday, July 29, 2019 from 10:00 until 11:00 am prior to a funeral service being held. Internment with military honors immediately following at Mt. Zion Cemetery.


Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at




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July 28, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

July 29, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
12430 Scaggsville Road (Rt. 216)
HIghland, MD 20777

Funeral Service
July 29, 2019

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
12430 Scaggsville Road (Rt. 216)
HIghland, MD 20777

Interment following funeral service

Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery
12430 Scaggsville Rd.
Highland, MD 20777


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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