Carl S. Johnson

LEROY – Carl S. Johnson, 81, of Leroy, NY, formerly of Gowanda, NY passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at Village Green Nursing Home.

He was born April 21, 1931 in Collins Center, NY, the son of the late Frank and Ruth (Potter) Johnson.

Mr. Johnson was a Kore-

an War veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He was employed with NY Telephone for 31 years until his retirement in 1987.

He was a member of the Gowanda American Legion Post #409.

Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Marsha (Hopp) Johnson of Leroy; a son, Ricky Johnson of Leroy; two grandchildren, Stephanie Northrop and Timothy Johnson; a great grandson, Isaiah Northrop; a sister, Eleanor (Kenneth) Luther of Collins, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Johnson was predeceased by a son, Randy Johnson; and three brothers, Roy, Walter and Ralph Johnson.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. from Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.