SPENCER; Edwin F. Johnson, 81, of 4 South St., died Friday, June 29 at his home after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Winifred J. (Early) Johnson, two sons; Wayne Johnson and his wife Michele of Dudley, Eric Johnson and his wife Valerie of Bothell, WA, four daughters; Patricia Cline and her husband Michael of Iowa, Lana Hudon and her husband Ronald of Oxford, Holly Collette and her husband Kenneth of Spencer, Becky Johnson of No. Providence, RI, a brother, Paul Johnson and his wife Eleanor of Spencer, a sister, Nancy Johnson of Spencer, 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Pamela Johnson of Millbury.
He was pre-deceased by a brother Richard Johnson.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Charles & Florence (Veroneau) Johnson.
Mr. Johnson was a tow truck driver for 15 years at Early's Garage in Worcester, retiring in 2002. Recently he was a deliveryman for Appleblossoms Flower Shop in Spencer.
At onetime he was a stock car driver and raced at Westborough Speedway. The family would like to thank Overlook Hospice for their wonderful service and care.
A celebration of Edwin's life will be held on Sunday July, 22 from 1:00-5:00 PM at the Spencer Fish & Game, 155 Mechanic Street, Spencer. Please wear casual attire. There are no calling hours. J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is directing funeral arrangements.