William (Bill) Francis James Johnson

William (Bill) Francis James Johnson

Peacefully, with his family by his side, at William Osler Health Centre, Brampton, on Monday, March 25, 2013, Bill Johnson, at the age of 76.  He is survived by his son, William and his grandsons, William and Ryan of Richmond Hill. Dear brother of Joanne and Ron Maynard of Bradenton, Florida; Maureen and Ken Blakelock of Haliburton; Richard and Lynn of Holland Landing; Helen and Bert of Richmond Hill, Ruth and David Griepsma of Beeton.  Predeceased by his sister Catherine Cannon of Alliston and brother Thomas Johnson of Maple.  Bill was formerly from Maple and a long time resident of Bolton.  He was a truck driver and worked in the sand and gravel industry.

The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203   Queen Street South (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) on Monday morning, April 1 from 9 o’clock until time of memorial service in the chapel at 11 o’clock.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Mackenzie Branch 414, 60 Legion Court Road, Woodbridge L4L 2B4.

Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com

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  1. Kate Stokes - Royal Canadian Legion Branch #414 Woodbrige wrote:

    To the Johnson Family,

    Our hearts goes out to you and your family during this very sad time. Please know that Bill will be missed by his Legion friends.

    We’ve known Bill Johnson since our days at the Bolton Legion Branch #371 and was very happy to hear about him dropping into the Woodbridge Legion #414 and continuing his membership there.

    We’ve had many conversations over the years about his trucking stories and how meticulous he was on the appearance of his work truck and where he had travelled to. A few years back, he mentioned that he bought a new truck and was quite proud of that.

    I hadn’t see him for a little bit and then he walked into the Woodbridge Legion and it was great seeing him. Brian and I will definately miss him, he was a great person to talk to and also just to listen to him.

    We will miss Bill.

  2. Don Nelson wrote:

    So sad to know of Bill’s passing. He was one of a kind and a good friend. God bless Bill and his family, Don.

  3. Hugh Langley wrote:

    To the Johnson family, sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Bill and his son at one time, and my mother worked for Bill’s father in Maple. We would talk from time to time on the main street in Bolton.
    Hugh Langley

  4. John and Helen Devins wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy to the family…..Remebering Bill when he worked at Sandhill Disposal & Recycling. There was never a day that he was late or missed work.
    Sincerest regards, John & Helen

  5. claude holmes wrote:

    To the Johnson Family,
    Sorry to hear of Bill passing, out thoughts are with you at this time of loss.
    The Holmes family

  6. Dusty,Donna,Candice & Dustin Duck wrote:

    Our thoughts are with you over your losses Billy,William & Ryan Johnson & the rest of the Johnson Family. Our deepest condolences.The Duck Family

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