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Donald Richard Johnson

March 14, 1938 ~ September 11, 2019 (age 81)

Donald R. Johnson, 81, of Geneseo, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at UnityPoint Trinity, Rock Island.  Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 21st at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, 225 E. Park St., Geneseo.  Cremation rites have be accorded.  Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the service at the funeral home on Saturday.  Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

Donald Richard Johnson was born March 14, 1938 in Moline, IL the son of John and Laura (Jacobs) Johnson.  He was raised by his aunt and uncle William & Pearl Arndt in Cambridge, IL and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1957.

Donald married Coral Johnson on August 13, 1960 in Cambridge.  He later married Drusilla (Metz) Ross on October 20, 1989 in Davenport, IA.  She survives.

Donald had worked for over 35 years for C.D. Ford & Son, Geneseo.  He was a member of Geneseo Moose Lodge. He was an avid Chicago Sports Fan and always followed the Cambridge and Geneseo High School Sports.

Survivors include his wife, Drusilla; sons, Jeff (Sue) Johnson, Moline and Kevin (Rhonda) Johnson, Rock Island; three grandchildren, Laurel (Bryce) Schroeder, Orion, Merritt Johnson, Orion, and Kevin Johnson, Warsaw, IN; great grandson Chase Schroeder; step daughters Diane Browning, Jane Gray, Lori Woolsey, and Sue Ross; 6 step grandchildren; step great grandchildren; brother Jim (Pam) Johnson, Geneseo; and sister, Joanne Skelton, Geneseo.  He was preceded in death by a brother Bernard “Bud” (Virginia) Johnson, sister, Donna (Charles) Vinavich; infant brother, Irving Johnson; and brother-in-law, Willard Skelton.

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
4885 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport IA 52807

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