Justin Leon "Juck" Johnson, 89

November 29, 2009

JUNE 3, 1920-NOV. 28, 2009

SHARPSBURG - Justin Leon "Juck" Johnson, 89, of Harpers Ferry Road in Sharpsburg, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 3, 1920, in Dargan, Md., he was the son of the late Daniel Edward and Viola Belle (Zimmerman) Johnson. His wife, Dorothy Virginia (Martin) Johnson, preceded him in death on Sept. 23, 2006.

Juck worked as a self-employed dairy farmer. He was a member of Samples Manor Church of God and AARP.

He is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Gay and her husband, Orvel, of Dargan; two grandsons, Denny Ingram and his wife, Pam, and Stevie Ingram and his wife, Shannon, all of Dargan; five great-grandchildren, Stevie, Jennifer, Beefie, Brittany and Kelly; and three great-great-grandchildren, Damian, Emma and Haley.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by four sisters, Pearl Holmes, Dola Poffenberger, Irene Johnson and Beatrice Ingram; and three brothers, Arthur Johnson, Charles Johnson and Robert Johnson.

A funeral ceremony will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Samples Manor Church of God, Harpers Ferry Road, Sharpsburg. The Rev. Kenneth W. Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Samples Manor Cemetery.

Friends may visit beginning Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. There also will be a viewing at the church Tuesday one hour before the service.

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