John W. Johnson, Sr. went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2017 at the Christiana Hospital.
He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Golden Johnson and Anna Langford. John was an Air Force veteran, traveling from Maine to Texas. He retired after 25 years as an Inspector with the Wilmington Police Force. After retirement, he worked for the federal and then state court system. During this time, he was an entrepreneur, owning cleaning, catering and security businesses.
He is survived by his children, John W. Johnson, Jr. (Adonica), James W. Johnson (Sheila), Michael L. Johnson (Kimmy), Jeanette O. Johnson, Jacquelin L. Brown, Richard W. Johnson, his brother, Benjamin Price, 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. John is also preceded in death by his brothers, Sonny Loper, Ernest Loper, Vaughn Johnson and his sisters, Phyllis Loper and Lois Ann Johnson.
Friends may call on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Delaware Association of Police, 2200 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19805.