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William Douglas Johnson

June 16, 1946 January 25, 2019
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Obituary for William Douglas Johnson

William Douglas Johnson known lovingly as “Bill” slipped away on Friday, January 25, 2019, after a long illness. He retired from County of Morris, Wilkerson Transportation, and Morris School District. He is predeceased by his mother, Rosa E. Johnson, and father, Fred W. Johnson.

He was born in South Boston, Virginia, on June 16, 1946. The family relocated to the Morristown area when he was at an early age. He graduated from Morristown High School in 1965. He attended Union Baptist Church where at age 13 he was baptized under the leadership of Rev. Richard Blossom and remained a faithful servant until his passing. He was a devoted Sunday School Teacher and served with the Usher Board.

William will be sorely missed by his wife, Islin M. Thomas, whom he met and married in August 1973. Two sons were born to this union, William “Darell”, Morristown, and Wayne Douglas, Morris Plains. Two daughter-in-laws, Melissa Woebse and Kate Russell. Also mourning the loss, a brother Fred W. and sister-in-law Yvonne J., Kansas City, MO. Three sisters Shelia Marrow, Parsippany, NJ, Vera E. Johnson, Bowie, MD, and Darlene “Marie” Johnson, Randolph, NJ. Two uncles, Richard D. Wilkerson, Ramona, CA, and Johnnie J. Wilkerson of Morris Plains, NJ. Grandchildren Katelyn Woebse, Aldwyn “AJ”, Emma, and Maycie. Special niece Betty and husband Vernon. Host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and a multitude of cousins and friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

6:00 PM 1/31/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
Union Baptist Church

89 Spring St.
Morristown , New Jersey 07960

Union Baptist Church
89 Spring St. Morristown 07960 New Jersey
United States

Visitation

Friday

1

Feb

10:00 AM 2/1/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
Union Baptist Church

89 Spring St.
Morristown , New Jersey 07960

Union Baptist Church
89 Spring St. Morristown 07960 New Jersey
United States

Service

Friday

1

Feb

11:00 AM 2/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
Union Baptist Church

89 Spring St.
Morristown , New Jersey 07960

Union Baptist Church
89 Spring St. Morristown 07960 New Jersey
United States

cemetery

Friday

1

Feb

Evergreen Cemetery

65 Martin Luther King Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960

Evergreen Cemetery
65 Martin Luther King Ave Morristown 07960 NJ
United States
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