OBITUARY: Richard Theodore Johnson

Richard Theodore Johnson

Richard Theodore Johnson, age 85, of Lebanon, TN, died November 12, 2021.

Richard was born in Providence, RI, and was the son of the late, Otto Theodore Johnson and Lucille Marie Berger Johnson. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves and was a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. Richard was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and even wanted to try out for the Boston Braves, but his mother discouraged it. He was a collector of sports cards and loved to shop for bargains. Richard was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Lynn Geldard.

He is survived by:
Wife of 63 years – Janet Johnson
Children – Janie Jaco, Susan (Darrell) Chaffin, and Richard Johnson
Brother – David (Jean) Johnson
Grandchildren – Shannon (Luke), Uriah, Christy (Joe), Kearstin (Bryan), Dani (Brent), Teddy (Lorah), Grace, and Will
Great-grandchildren – Abby, Rocky, Allison, Camden, and Ellistyn

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road, and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.

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