Charles Robert “Bob” Johnson passed away on September 6, 2021 in Logandale, NV. He was born on April 16, 1930 in Mesilla Park, NM to Charles Rollin Johnson and Ida Ione Graham.
Charles Robert “Bob” Johnson died on September 6, 2021 in Logandale, Nevada. He was born in Messilla Park, New Mexico, on April 16, 1930, the son of Charles Rollin Johnson and Ida Ione Graham.
When his parents divorced, his mother, he, his brother, and his grandparents moved to El Paso, Texas. He grew up with many aunts and uncles close to him. When he was about 10 years old, his mother married Alan Hill, who became his second father. At the age of 16, Bob suffered from polio, which will change his life forever. The Poliomyelitis Foundation sent him to the University of Huntsville, Texas, to study the printing industry, where he met Dolores Maureen Brown, who worked in the printing press.
They were married in Huntsville, Texas on May 20, 1950, and then sealed in the Los Angeles Temple on February 6, 1957. They live and raise their family in El Paso, Texas.
He has worked many jobs throughout his life, including: driving a streetcar in Dallas, Texas; selling insurance for Commonwealth Insurance Company and then serving as a regional manager in Casper, Wyoming for two years; and working for Multi-Graph Corporation for many years. He also owned his own printing press for five years; then he finished his career, working at the Freeman Constitution Institute, responsible for his printing in West Valley, Utah. He and Dolores moved to Overton, Nevada in January 1998.
Bob likes to read and writes various stories. He likes music and has a wonderful bass. He sang in the hairdressing quartet and in many choirs. He always whistles when he comes in after leaving work. He is a storyteller. The hours he tells stories to his grandchildren will be deeply remembered. He is a good-hearted person and a good-hearted person. When he whispered his secret in their ears, he made sure his grandchildren knew he loved them.