Obituary photo of C. Johnson, Orlando-Florida
In Loving Memory of

C. Elwood "Doc" Johnson

1924 - 2018
Obituary photo of C. Johnson, Orlando-Florida
In Loving Memory of

C. Elwood "Doc" Johnson

1924 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

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Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
335 East State Road 434
Longwood, FL  32750
407-260-5400
Service:
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2:00pm
Sussex County Cemetery 26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966
Interment:
Sussex County Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966

Interment:
Sussex County Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966
C. Elwood Johnson, age 93, of Ocean View, Delaware and Titusville, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by his family November 1, 2018. Formerly of New Castle, Delaware, Elwood was born on November 16, 1924 to Bob and Amy (Gray) Johnson in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. He attended the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1938. Where he witnessed Franklin Delano Roosevelt light the eternal flame. As a young man, Elwood worked as a fast order cook on the boardwalk in Ocean City Maryland. Upon his graduation in 1942 from Oxford High School, Elwood enlisted in the Navy serving on board the Hospital Ship USS Relief and the minesweeper USS YMS 260 as a pharmacist mate in the South Pacific during WWII

After the service, Elwood spent his career as a purchasing agent for General Motors Boxwood Road Plant in Wilmington, Delaware. He also made time to operate Hindsight Antiques with his mother.
In New Castle He was a lifetime member and past commander of the Joseph E. Stahl post 30. He was also a member of the VFW Mason Dixon Post 7234.

During his time, wintering in Titusville, Florida; Elwood enjoyed his family and friends, crossword puzzles, fishing, shuffleboard, antiquing and jewelry making.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bob and Amy, a sister Doris Lawrence, a son Robert and his loving wife of 63 years Gaylen R. Johnson. He is survived by his children Jo Anna Higgins and Bob of Newark, Delaware; David and Debbie of Middletown, Delaware; Phillip, Ocean View, Delaware. He will also be remembered by his five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Very special thanks to our dear friend Jane Donivan for her help during this difficult time for our family. We would also like a special thanks to St. Francis Hospice for the Veterans pinning ceremony.

Service for Elwood and his wife Gaylen will be held on Thursday December 6th 2018 at 1400 hours at the Sussex County Cemetery 2669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Delaware 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd. Milford, Delaware 19963
C. Elwood Johnson, age 93, of Ocean View, Delaware and Titusville, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by his family November 1, 2018. Formerly of New Castle, Delaware, Elwood was born on November 16, 1924 to Bob and Amy (Gray) Johnson in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. He attended the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1938. Where he witnessed Franklin Delano Roosevelt light the eternal flame. As a young man, Elwood worked as a fast order cook on the boardwalk in Ocean City Maryland. Upon his graduation in 1942 from Oxford High School, Elwood enlisted in the Navy serving on board the Hospital Ship USS Relief and the minesweeper USS YMS 260 as a pharmacist mate in the South Pacific during WWII

After the service, Elwood spent his career as a purchasing agent for General Motors Boxwood Road Plant in Wilmington, Delaware. He also made time to operate Hindsight Antiques with his mother.
In New Castle He was a lifetime member and past commander of the Joseph E. Stahl post 30. He was also a member of the VFW Mason Dixon Post 7234.

During his time, wintering in Titusville, Florida; Elwood enjoyed his family and friends, crossword puzzles, fishing, shuffleboard, antiquing and jewelry making.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bob and Amy, a sister Doris Lawrence, a son Robert and his loving wife of 63 years Gaylen R. Johnson. He is survived by his children Jo Anna Higgins and Bob of Newark, Delaware; David and Debbie of Middletown, Delaware; Phillip, Ocean View, Delaware. He will also be remembered by his five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Very special thanks to our dear friend Jane Donivan for her help during this difficult time for our family. We would also like a special thanks to St. Francis Hospice for the Veterans pinning ceremony.

Service for Elwood and his wife Gaylen will be held on Thursday December 6th 2018 at 1400 hours at the Sussex County Cemetery 2669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Delaware 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd. Milford, Delaware 19963
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

:

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
335 East State Road 434
Longwood, FL  32750
407-260-5400
Service:
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2:00pm
Sussex County Cemetery 26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966
Interment:
Sussex County Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966

Interment:
Sussex County Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, Delaware 19966

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