Born Sept. 9, 1946, in Rainelle, Trooper Johnson was a son of John J. and Rowena
Robinson Johnson of Wilmington, N.C., formerly of Rainelle.
Trooper Johnson was graduated from the State Police Academy at Institute in 1970
and had lived in Berkeley Springs three years. He was a member of the Rainelle
United Methodist Church. Trooper Johnson served in the Air Force four years and
was a member of the Midland Trail Lodge 166, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.
Other survivors include his wife, Lynda Sue Lively Johnson, formerly of
Rainelle; one daughter, Lori Necole, and one son, Jeffrey Bryan, both at home;
one sister, Mrs. Leah Rae Wallace of Nelsonville, Ohio; one brother, John J.
Johnson, Jr., stationed with the Air Force in Charleston, S.C., and grandmother,
Mrs. Mary C. Robinson of South Charleston.
Trooper Johnson's body is at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle. (Died
January 12, 1977 and funeral was January 16, 1977).