Robert A. Johnson

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Robert A. “B.J.” Johnson, 80, of Oconto Falls, passed away March 24, 2019, with family by his side. Born July 27, 1938, to Arvilla Bartz and Robert Johnson.

B.J. was raised in Oconto Falls and lived his entire life in Oconto Falls, graduating with the class of 1957. In 1959, he joined the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1963. In 1965, he married Judith Prokosh, of Pulaski. Together they had three children. They divorced in 1977. He married Sharon Davis in Oconto Falls in 1981.

He worked at Green Bay Packaging from 1967 until December 1979 when he was hired at Oconto Falls High School as a custodian. He was there for 32 years until his retirement in August 2011. He enjoyed the students and teachers and missed it a lot after he left. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and going to the casino.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; brother, Bill (Alberta), of Redding, California; sister, Bonnie (Vic) Peterson, of Oconto Falls; daughter, Bobbie Jo and Shane Brenneke, of Hortonville; son, Robby (fiancée Jeannie Peterson), of Vesper; son, Ryan and Shell, of Belton, Missouri; three stepchildren: Chad (Char Moore), of Shawano, Deana Edelburg, of Lakewood, and Richelle (Kevin), of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is also survived by seven grandsons, four granddaughters, and five great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvilla and Robert, and son-in-law Jody Mahon.

Per B.J.’s wishes, there will not be any showing or a funeral.

Memorials can be made to Unity Hospice or St. Jude.