William Kenneth Johnson
APRIL 15, 1916 – JUNE 22, 2010
William K. “Ken” Johnson of Tomahawk Lake in Blooming Grove, NY died peacefully at Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen, NY on June 22, 2010. He was 94. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 15, 1916. He was the widower of Clara H. Johnson and the son of William and Astrid Johnson.
Ken was a dedicated employee of Exxon Mobile Corporation for over 40 years. He was a graduate of Walden High School and served in the United States Army during WWII as a Master Sergeant in the South Pacific Arena. He was a member of the Middletown Elks Club also the Blooming Grove/Washingtonville Rotary Club where he served as treasurer for many years. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved life, his family and music. Ken was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy Cunningham who passed away in 1957. Ken is survived by his sons Kenneth D. and wife Beverly Johnson, Hal H. and wife Cindy Gerow; daughter, Elsa and her husband Phil Cameron; grandchildren, Kristin and husband Taylor Dowdy, Eric Johnson, Philip and wife Christine Cameron, Daniel Cameron, Mitchell and wife Rachel Gerow, Erin Gerow and partner Lindsey Samuelson; great- grandson Andrew Kenneth Dowdy.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 25 from 6-8pm at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, June 26, 12pm at Blooming Grove United Church of Christ, 8 Old Dominion Road, Blooming Grove, NY 10914. Burial will immediately follow in Washingtonville Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North Street, Washingtonville, NY 10992, 845-496-9106. For more information or to leave condolence for the family please visit our website at www.davidtfergusonfh.com
[Source: David T. Ferguson Funeral Home]
Clara Hookey Johnson
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