Johnson, David Owen
Birth: Wednesday, June 28, 1944
Residence: Dunkirk, MD
Death: Monday, February 08, 2021 at the age of 76
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David Owen Johnson, 76, of Dunkirk passed away February 8, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born June 28, 1944 in Onley, MD to Clarence Preston and Janet Opal (Malabey) Johnson. David was raised in Deale and graduated from Southern High School. After high school, he worked for the state roads before joining the Navy in January of 1966. While in the Navy David served two tours in Vietnam and earned the Vietnam Campaign and Service Medals and National Defense Medal. Also, while in the Navy he received his HVAC certification. He later worked for the federal government at the Washington Naval Yard, where he then retired. David married Virginia Miller on June 2, 1966 and they lived in Hawaii, North Beach and then settled in Dunkirk in 1973. David was very proud of his military service and also enjoyed hunting, fishing, crabbing, being on the water and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and step-father, Clyde A. Crotts and brother Geoffrey Corbin Crotts. David is survived by his wife Virginia C. Johnson of Dunkirk, daughters Shelly Johnson (Tracy) of Bowie, Christina Thomas of Hollywood and Erik David Johnson (Charlene) of Dunkirk, grandchildren Emma, Lillian and Samantha Thomas and Alexandra and Gage Johnson. Also surviving are a brother Sidney Johnson (Genevieve) of West River and sister-in-law Penny Murphy of Brandywine.