FEB. 2, 1929-OCT. 15, 2009
Joseph Austin Johnson Jr., 80, of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.
Born Feb. 2, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, he was the son of the late Margaret Lum Johnson.
He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1947.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was employed by Pangborn Corp. for 45 years, as a senior order analyst.
He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church since 1941, the chancel choir for 63 years, the church council, the Crossroads Sunday School Class, and he and his wife were the communion stewards of the church for 30 years. He was also a previous coach for Otterbein's softball team.
He was a former member of the Men's Pangborn Bowling League and he was an avid Washington Redskins and Baltimore Orioles fan.