Edward Withrow Johnson

February 22nd, 1936May 27th, 2018

Longtime Golden, Colorado resident Edward Johnson, died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Viewpoint Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was 82 years old. He was a resident of Golden for 25 years and had been a resident at Viewpointe for 3 years.

He was born Edward Withrow Johnson in Denver, Colorado on February 22, 1936, the son of Alice (Withrow) and Herbert Earl Johnson, II. He grew up in Denver until he was 14 years old, when his family moved to Arvada. He graduated from Arvada High School in 1954. He attended Western New Mexico College in Silver City, New Mexico. He studied Automotive Technology. He worked for the Warren Tech Center in Jefferson County. He also spent 7 years in Fairbanks, Alaska as a bus driver and an auto tech teacher. He moved to Golden, Colorado upon his return from Alaska.

He served his country in the United States Army from January 1957 to January 1959.

Edward enjoyed the outdoors and especially hiking into cabins. He took part in Men’s Fellowship groups, he collected old cars and repaired them. He also enjoyed narrow gauge railroads.

Preceding Edward in death were his parents, and two siblings, Herbert Earl Johnson, III and Marilyn Ramunno.

He is survived by 3 nieces and 6 nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Darrell Howe Mortuary in Lafayette, Colorado, with military honors by the United States Army. Burial will be private.

Memorials may be made in his name to the New Life Church, 11025 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921.

Services

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 AT 10:30 AM, AT DARRELL HOWE MORTUARY IN LAFAYETTE.

BURIAL WILL BE PRIVATE 

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Location

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Condolences

Mr. Johnson, I want to thank you for your hard work in this life. You have always been a trusted friend. You taught me to take care and fix every mechanical device possible. More importantly, you supported and solidified my brothers' and my belief in Jesus. Thank you so much sir! I pray to meet you someday in Heaven. And, thanks to your family in allowing me to give this great man the honor and respect he deserves. I am humbled by your service, Mr. Johnson. I look forward to the two of us meeting again. I know you are now enjoying your commitment to Jesus. Thank you friend. My wife and I will be forever grateful to your teaching . . . as this helped me toward following the Lord. And, your work makes our work easier. Love you and I can't wait to introduce you to my family! In the name of Jesus, Amen.
Ed We will miss you dearly, you have been my best friend for over 35 years. I will miss having breakfast with you and teasing each other. You were the nicest man i have ever meet. My heart hurts today knowing you are gone and i didn't get to say good bye to you. Love Jack Einspahr RIP my Best Friend ED
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