|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1979|
|Death: ||Sep. 30, 2010|
UKIAH — Benjamin Thomas Johnson, 31, of Ukiah died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, in a motor vehicle accident. A memorial gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the Ukiah Community Hall/Senior Center.
Mr. Johnson was born June 3, 1979, in Tacoma, Wash, to Mark and Sheila (Graves) Johnson. He was raised in Yelm, Wash., and graduated from Yelm High School in 1997. He went on to attain his bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Conservation in 2003 from the University of Montana. He came to Oregon in 2005.
He was a member of St. Columban Catholic Church in Yelm, Wash., where he worked as the church groundskeeper and maintenance man for six years. He then worked four fire seasons as a wildland firefighter at Wise River in Montana, five fire seasons for the Ukiah R.D. and one fire season as a member of the Redmond Interagency Hot Shot Crew.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his parents, Mark and Sheila Johnson of Yelm, Wash.; sister Molly E. Johnson of Roy, Wash.; and many friends and family members.
Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Read the full obituary and sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com.
Note: Obit taken from the East Oregonian Oct, 5 2010
Created by: Kim & Bill Wilson
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
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