George “Bud” Johnson, 89, a long time New Port Richey, FL resident passed away on December 17, 2022. Bud was born on February 2, 1933 in St. Croix Falls, WI to George Henry and Evelyn (Durow) Johnson.
Bud grew up in North Saint Paul, MN and graduated from North Saint Paul High School with the Class of 1951. He was a member of the Naval Reserves before working on the railroad and later worked in sales and real estate. After retiring, in addition to learning to love golf (shot three holes in one), he became known around the neighborhood as the guy to call if you needed something fixed. He was a member of the Optimists Club. King of Kings Lutheran Church and the Tall Pines Men’s Club as well as a long-time Director/Officer of both the Tall Pines Community Association Board and the Ruxton Homeowners Association Board.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Carol Miller, and his youngest son, Mike Johnson.
Bud is survived by his wife of 57 years, Maureen Johnson; sons: Steve (Becky) Johnson, Terry (Sarah) Johnson and Randy Johnson; daughter Dawn (Chris) Horvath; sister-in-law Carolyn Obenberger; grandchildren: Stacy Johnson, Rob Johnson, Scott Johnson, Kristi Sanders, Chelsey Johnson, Janelle Johnson, Corinne Horvath, Kelsey Horvath, Casey Prendergast and Kaitlyn Johnson; 11 great grandchildren; nephew Larry Miller; nieces Sharon Miller and Annette Heurung.
Saturday, January 14, 2023
12:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)
Tall Pines Clubhouse
A short prayer service will be held at 12:00 noon immediately followed by a luncheon. Please come and share your memories of Bud.