Johnson, Francis Wilmer, Sr.
Birth: Thursday, October 10, 1940
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the age of 75
Laid to Rest: Thursday, June 16, 2016 in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Morganza, Maryland
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Francis Wilmer Johnson Sr., (Bootsie), 75, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Loveville, MD passed away on June 12, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 10, 1940 he was the son of the late Queenie Mae Bowles Johnson, and John Norman Johnson, Francis was preceded in death by Minnie and Raymond Wathen, who actually raised him. Francis is survived by his son: Francis Johnson, Jr. (Diana) of Mechanicsville, MD, grandson Dillon Banis, Siblings: Charles Johnson, Bobby Johnson and Albert Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Bernardine Johnson of Mechanicsville, MD, siblings: Joseph Johnson, Alison Johnson, and Johnny Johnson. He was a lifelong St. Mary's County, MD resident and worked as an Electrician for St. Mary's County Government. Bootsie was a member of the Equestrian Association.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, Chaptico, MD with Father Charles Gallagher officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Morganza, MD. Pallbearers will be: Gary Butler, John Miedzinksi, Derrick Barnes, Robert Foster, Mike Gardner, and Joe Echino. Honorary Pallbearer will be Mike Barbour. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.