Joseph Claude Johnson

Cecilia – Joseph Claude Johnson, 80, died on Sunday afternoon, April 27, 2008, at a care center after battling a lengthy illness. Mr. Johnson continued his journey by donating his body to science to aid research in the prevention and/or treatment of his terminal disease.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dolores Credeur Johnson of Duson; and four children, Elvinia Johnson (Dickie Davitt) of Breaux Bridge, Perry Johnson (Pam) of Pace, Fla., Wendy Angelle (Pat) of Cecilia, and Libbie Johnson of Molino, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Krystal and Karly Johnson, Denton and Molly Angelle, Alex, Dustin and Megan Davitt; and one great-grandchild, McKenzie Taylor.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, Adolte and Maire (Betancourt) Johnson; his brothers, George, Percy and Armand Johnson; his sisters, Lydia Clause and Lena Johnson.

Mr. Johnson was a lifelong residents of the Cecilia/Breaux Bridge area. He co-owned Johnson’s Corner Bar in Breaux Bridge for a number of years and later retired as a voting machine custodian for the parish of St. Martin.

The family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all caregivers at J. Michael Morrow Nursing Home, Courtyard Manor Nursing Home And Hospice of Acadiana.

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