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J. Joseph Johnson, Jr.

October 13, 1926 — September 17, 2021

J. Joseph Johnson, Jr.

J. Joseph Johnson, Jr., 94, husband of Beverly O’baugh Johnson, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.

Mr. Johnson was born on October 13, 1926, in Staunton to the late John Joseph Johnson, Sr. and Rose Collins Johnson.

He was an Army veteran and served our country during World War II. He was the owner of T.J. Collins and Sons, Architects.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his three sisters, Marie Piper, Rosalie Dustin, and Margaret Christ; and son-in-law, Paul Reynolds.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, J. Joseph Johnson III (Angela), Philip L. Johnson (Carolyn Rooney), Allan F. Johnson (Barbara), Matthew P. Johnson (Jennifer); five daughters, Theresa J. Reynolds, Carol J. Maddox (Russell Jr.), Jeannette J. Bruce (Brian), Linda J. Bradley and Mary J. Berry (Christopher); 25 grandchildren, Ashley Crawford, Leigh-Ann Pullen, Michael Johnson, James Joseph Johnson, Tobey McCracken, Paul Reynolds, Jr., Hannah Collado, Rebecca Ward, Jennifer Maddox, Emily Maddox, Russell T. Maddox III, Nicole Johnson, Brittany Johnson, McKenzie McWaters, Dillon Bruce, Derek Bruce, Karson Bruce, Claudette Johnson, Kendra Johnson, Aaron Bradley, Logan Bradley, Kayla Bradley, Samantha Barber, Raegan Berry and Tristan Berry; and 14 great grandchildren. In addition to Leland Piper (brother-in-law), and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A Rosary will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. The family will receive friends in Assisi Hall following the Mass. Mr. Johnson will be laid to rest at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021 in Thornrose Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to BrightFocus Foundation,, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871.

Active pallbearers will be his family.
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Past Services

Rosary & Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Starts at 5:45 pm (Eastern time)

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

1041 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401

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