William R. Johnson, Jr.
William R. Johnson, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. He was born on February 26, 1944 to William Johnson, Sr. and Louise (Morley) Johnson in Ogdensburg, NY. He graduated from SUNY Canton with an Associates Degree in 1964. He and his loving wife of 47 years, Dianne (Paradis) moved to Liverpool, NY in 1966 where he was employed by General Electric. In 1972, William started working for a small engineering firm Bomac Inc. where he eventually became a partner in the business. He retired in 2003. He spent his time building a retirement home, and a camp. Anyone that knew him knew his passion was hunting. Every year he went moose and deer hunting. He also loved The Lord and spent time reading Gods word. He took great pride in being able to work for his son, Jeff who owns Integrity Automation and also for his daughter, Eileen Brophy MacCombie who owns Brophy Services. Bill is survived by his wife, Dianne;son, Jeffrey (Laurie Simiele); daughter, Eileen (Michael) MacCombie; grandsons, Andrew AJ Russell and Collin Russell, 2 brothers, Roger (Betty) of Greene, NY and Mark (Linda ) of Lancaster, PA; 3 sisters, Marsha (Dick) Barkley of Lisbon, Valerie (John) Barkley of Morristown and Lisa (Rick) St Germain of Ogdensburg; an extended family, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday 10 a.m. at Trinity Assembly of God Church, 4398 Route 31, Clay. Burial will be in Ogdensburg Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at FARONE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Park Street, Syracuse. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the charity of your choice. Share condolences at www.faroneandsoninc.com