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Robert Wayne Johnson

April 14, 1948 ~ January 2, 2016 (age 67)

Robert Wayne Johnson, of Mauriceville, Passed away on January 2, 2016 at his home, at the age of 67.

Robert was born on April 14, 1948 in New London, Connecticut to parents Wanda (Swinski) and Leslie Odell Johnson, Sr. He had lived in Mauriceville for the past 33 years, prior in Port Arthur, Texas. Robert was a Marine Electrician, working for Gulf Copper Manufacturing before retiring about 10 years ago. Robert enjoyed reading, spending time on his computer on Facebook, playing with his dog, Toby. He was a member of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, and Senior Vice-Commander of the V.F.W. #2775. Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend; who truly enjoyed spending time with his family, and will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents Wanda and Leslie Johnson, Sr.

Robert is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carolyn Johnson of Mauriceville; daughter, Pamela Irene White and husband, Joel of Little Cypress; son, Frank Dwayne Johnson and wife, Jessica of Mauriceville; sister, Jane McNeil of New London, CT; brother, Leslie Odell Johnson, Jr. of Ledyard, CT; grandchildren Austin White, Garrett Johnson, Ethan White, Gunner Johnson, Gracie Johnson. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and a large extended family.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 2pm at the chapel of Dorman Funeral Home, with a gathering of family and friends being held on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 5pm to 9pm at the chapel of Dorman Funeral Home. Reverend Kevin Brown will be officiating. Burial will follow with military honors at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange, Texas. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com


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