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George Norman Johnson JR

February 22, 1959 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 61)

Obituary

George Norman Johnson Jr., age 61 of Clinton, Tennessee passed away on October 16, 2020 at the UT Medical Center of Knoxville. George was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to the late George Norman Young Johnson Sr. and Phyllis Ann Duncan Johnson on February 22, 1959. George was a proud grandfather of Anna Rose May Johnson and Gemma Riley DesLonde. They were his world. He was an engineer who worked on projects across the country, most prominently the NJ Light Rail. He was an avid Yankees fan, golfer, and overall sports lover. He was an accomplished athlete who was all state baseball in high school and was scouted by the Chicago Cubs. In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by his brother Timothy Johnson, grandparents: Ed and Myrtle Duncan of Lake City, and Carl and Beulah Johnson of Beech Grove.

Survivors:

 

Daughter   Heather DesLonde

Daughters in Law   Sarah Johnson and Ashley Ronco

Sons   George Johnson III and Austin Johnson

Son in Law   Matthew DesLonde

Brothers   Darrell Johnson and Steve Johnson

Sisters in Law   Nisey Johnson and Gale Johnson

Grandchildren   Gemma DesLonde and Anna Johnson

 

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