Richard E “Rick” Johnson 1957~2021


Mr. Richard E “Rick” Johnson, 63, of Blue Ridge Summit, PA, passed away peacefully with the Lord on February 21, 2021 in York Hospital.

Richard E “Rick” Johnson
Richard E “Rick” Johnson

Born October 21, 1957 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Willie E. “Bill” and Joanne E. (Moore) Johnson.

Rick was a graduate of Smithsburg, MD High School with the Class of 1976.

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He and his wife of nearly 39 years, Mrs. Kim L. (Glass) Johnson, were married March 20, 1982.

Rick was employed by Specialty Granules for the past 43 years and owned Beard Buster’s Game Calls.

He was a member of American Legion Post #239, Cascade, MD, Quirauk Hunting Club, Blue Ridge Sportsman’s Association and Acacia Lodge #586 F. & A.M., Waynesboro.

Rick enjoyed hunting, fishing, his artwork, cartooning, making turkey calls and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Jeremiah Johnson and his wife, Lindsay, Jennifer Hartley and her husband, Bryan, Amy Johnson and her fiancé, Donald Stine and Matthew Johnson; five grandchildren, Bryson Grosh, Marissa Johnson, Joslynn Johnson, Ava Hartley and Aubrey Stine; four sisters, Brenda K. Biser, Karen A. Stewart, Wanda J. Sanders and Teresa L. Coyle; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald L. Johnson.

Services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2021 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro with Pastor Mark Hosler officiating.

Burial will follow in Bethel Church Cemetery, Cascade. Masks will be required and camo attire is encouraged.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Friday afternoon, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital online here.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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