Robert “Bob” W. Johnson, 87, of Liverpool, New York, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Born and raised in Grand Haven, Michigan, Bob was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Korean War. Bob received his associate’s degree in applied science for electrical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He resided in Liverpool for the past 20 years.

Bob retired as an engineer from Lockheed Martin and the former General Electric in Liverpool. He was a member of the NRA Golden Eagles and the American Legion Post 0001.

Bob was predeceased by his parents, Stewart W. and Wilhelmina (Bethke) Johnson; and by two brothers, David and James. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Bobbie; their son, Wayne W. Johnson; and by a sister, Linda Vink of Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to United States Navy Memorial at

Services will be private. To sign the guest book, please visit or

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