Robert J. Johnson, Sr. "Mr. J". of Mayfair passed away on Friday February 14, 2020 at the Vitas Hospice at Nazareth Hospital after a lengthy illness at the age of 89.
Beloved husband of the late Cathleen I. Johnson (nee Dalton). Devoted father of Robert Jr.(Teresa), Kathleen Johnston (William), Thomas (Debbie), Brian, Barbara and the late Ann Marie. Dear Pop of 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Marie Jenkins, Patsy Murphy (the late William),the late Helen Meehan and the late Alberta Hoffner. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. J. was a world champion skeet shooter, member of the Pennsylvania Skeet Shooters Hall of fame, who broke over 250,000 targets at registered competitions.
He was a member of the Holmesburg Gun Club for over 60 years. Mr. J. also shot darts with the Quaker City English Dart League. He was also a pool shark, having hustled many over the years.
He excelled in anything involving hand/eye coordination. Mr. J. also loved to donate to the Pennsylvania Senior Citizens through his daily scratch off purchases. He was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles Fan.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00 AM at John F. Fluehr & Sons,Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave followed by his Funeral Service 11:00 AM. Rite of Committal Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. J's memory to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3401 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia PA 19104 would be appreciated.