Robert L. "Bob" Johnson, 53, of Nampa, died of Friday, Sept. 16, 1994, at a Boise hospital from
injuries sustained in a truck accident on Thursday, Sept. 15,
1994. Funeral Services
will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 1994, at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Rev.
Roy A. Litsey, pastor of the Bethel
of the Nazarene will officiate.
military honors by the U.S. Navy in Boise
will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Robert L. "Bob" Johnson was born on Jan. 7, 1941, in
He was reared and educated in Marsing.
In 1959 he joined the
U.S. Navy and in 1979 completed 20 years of exemplary naval
accomplishments included attainment of the rank of Senior
Chief Radio man, and successfully served in positions of
leadership and significant responsibility.
held positions aboard destroyers, communication stations, and
training and combined NATO staffs.
He married Leonila
Sendon on July 17, 1971 in Hawaii.
retirement from the Navy he and his family made their home in
He completed his MBA as an extension of a B.S. Degree
in human Resources earned while in the Navy from University of
the State of New
Bob received a B.S. Degree in Geology from BSU in
1984. From 1984 until
his death he was self employed as an independent Registered
Professional Geologist doing contract work in Kellogg.
At the time of his
death he was driving a truck for the BLM during the fire
season. He was a
member of the Associate Member Society for Mining, Metallurgy
and Exploration and the Association of Exploration Geochemist.
Bob was a great
husband, father and grandfather and was extremely kind.
His hobbies included:
restoring antique watches, mineral exploration and working on
Bob is survived by his wife, Leonila Johnson, Nampa; 2
daughters, Jennifer Johnson-Brown and Amy Johnson, both of
Nampa; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Ed Johnson, Nampa and
Stanley and Sandy Johnson, Boise; his mother, Ellen Johnson,
Nampa; a grandson, Cody Brown, Nampa, and several nieces and
nephews. He was
preceded in death by his father, Leo S. Johnson.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Monday from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.