James Johnson, 83, of Warren passed away peacefully December 11, 2020 at his home. He was born October 13, 1937, the son of Pearl Johnson and Edith (Lewis) Johnson. After getting an associates degree from Kent State he worked for Packard Electric as a quality engineer for 42 years while being a member of the Elks Lodge. On April 6, 1957 he married Helen Hurst and spent a good life with her.
Surviving James are sons Jim (Lori) of Warren, Ohio, Dale (Sonya) of Champion; daughter Tina (Roger) Hammack of Champion; brother Raymond (Lynn) of Bristol and sisters Shirley (Tim) Gilliland of Lordstown and Debbie (Jeff) Truan of Cortland along with 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Preceding James in death were two daughters; Elizabeth and Donna and a son, Mark.
James enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns, Indians and Ohio State Buckeyes. He enjoyed time with his wife, children, grandchildren and siblings. His interests include gardening, golfing, bowling and being entertained by Bella and Oliver, his two favorite dogs.
Material contributions can be made to Harbor Light Hospice. 4531 Belmont Ave Unit 9 Youngstown, Ohio 44505.
Burial will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, Ohio.
Private services will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.
Arrangements were handled by Selby-T.J. Fox Funeral Home.
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