A retired oil technician, passed away on Thursday, December 9, after a brief illness. Robert was born in Malden in 1950, the son of John and Virginia Johnson. He was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School with the Class of 1968. He served our country by enlisting in the National Guard, serving with them for many years. Robert went on to become an Oil Service Technician, working for Concord Oil for many years. He worked part-time his last couple of years and fully retired in 2019. He was a past member of the Irish American Club in Billerica. He enjoyed traveling, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He especially enjoyed watching the grandchildren grow, attending their sporting events and taking them on vacation.
He is survived by his children, Robert W. Johnson Jr, and wife Katie of Merrimack, NH, Michael R. Johnson and wife Jennifer of Merrimack, NH, James P. Johnson and wife Erin of Chelmsford, and Randy M. Hurley of Malden, his brother, Edward Johnson of Malden, his sisters Judith Czyzewski of Nashua, NH, and Petra Johnson of Peabody, and his grandchildren, Sydney, Devin, Sabrina, Calvin, Skylar, Michael, Alana, Nathan, Elizabeth, and Owen.
Robert was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Johnson and David Johnson.