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James (Jim) E. Johnson
11/04/1943 — 07/15/2020
From Richland, WA | Born in Yakima, WA
James (Jim) E. Johnson
James (Jim) E. Johnson, 76, passed away at his home on July 15, 2020 in Richland, WA after an extended illness. He was the husband of Holly A. Johnson. They shared 49 years of marriage.
Jim was born on November 4, 1943 in Yakima, WA. He was the son of John E. Johnson, Maudie M. Hysell and Henry B. Hysell (stepfather). Jim grew up in a military (Navy) family moving to several different cities and attending school throughout the U.S., before moving back to Yakima, WA, where he attended A.C. Davis High School. After high school, he served in the United States Army. Jim moved to Richland, WA in 1969. He was employed at Lamb Weston for 30 years, as an assistant Boiler Operator.
Jim enjoyed going to different casinos in Washington, Oregon and occasional a road trip to Reno, NV. His other hobbies included watching wrestling on television, playing video games on the computer, and enjoyed frequent breakfast outings at local area restaurants.
Jim will be remembered for his love and dedication to his family. He was a quiet, gentle and kind man, who also had a love for animals, especially for the dogs and cats, who were adopted by him and the family over the years.
Jim is survived by his wife, Holly A. Johnson, daughters Susan (Craig) Arola and Tammy (Nathan) Steindorf, son Edward Johnson, and three grandchildren Jordan, Tanner and McKinsey. He is also survived by his brother, Donald Hysell, sisters Renee Schmidt and Sandy (Dale) Schieve, several nephews and nieces and his faithful feline, Harley.
Jim was predeceased by his father, John Johnson and stepmother Gladys, his mother Maudie Hysell and stepfather Henry, sister, Judy Haupt and nephew Tony Haupt.
Interment service will be held July 27, 2020 at 3:30 pm in the Mausoleum at Einans – Sunset Gardens, 915 Bypass Highway, Richland WA.
Memorials donation in lieu of flowers can be made to the American Lung Association, American Heart Association and Tri Cities Chaplain cy Hospice.
The family would like to thank Dr. Naveen Rawat and Dr. Glen W. Zuroske for the care that was provided to Jim. Thank you also to Tri Cities Chaplaincy Hospice for the support given to Jim and his family.
Holly and family so sorry for your loss
Holly & Family, you are in our prayers. Thank you for sharing Jim with us. Such a genuine person. Always had a big smile & a great laugh. I will miss him dearly but am forever grateful that I got to know him. Rest in eternal peace friend❤️
Sincere condolences to Tammy, Nathan, Jordan and Tanner. Prayers for you and your family. May your Father, Grandfather, rest in the loving embrace of our Heavenly Father.💗
Aunt Cheryl & Uncle Randy
Our deepest sympathies to the Johnson family.
You will be Jim, I remember when I first met you, came to your house and you were sitting in dining room smoking a cigarette and listening to your radio, I thought u were a grouch lol until later on, I knew u were a cool dad!! Say hi to my grandparents up there please!!
Sorry for loss. Jim will truly be missed. Hugs for you , your kids and grandchildren during this very sad time. Sorry that we can’t be there to say goodbye to Jim,, but you all will be in our thoughts and prayers.❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
Sorry for loss. Jim will truly be missed. Hugs for you , your kids and grandchildren during this very sad time. Sorry that we can’t be there to say goodbye to Jim, it you all will be in our thoughts and prayers.❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
You will be missed very much
Holly so sorry to hear of your loss. 💕