Gary J. Johnson, 65, of Beaver, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his residence.
Born October 2, 1947, in Rochester, he was a son of the late John and Victoria (Stroncak) Johnson. A four-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Gary served in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Following his tour of duty he graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) and later received an associate degree from CCBC. Gary was a US Air retiree and a member of the ?Flying Aces? model airplane club. An avid bicyclist and reader, Gary more recently added hiking to his list of leisure activities.
He will be sadly missed by his brother, James Johnson, of Hookstown, and several aunts and uncles.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca (724 728-4000).
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