Obituary: Thomas Y. Johnson

Obituary: Thomas Y. Johnson


Thomas Y. Johnson, Sr.

Thomas Y. Johnson, 88, of Alexandria, died on Jan. 13, 2014 at Woodbine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by his siblings; Reba Evans, Susie Blue, Estelle “Tillie” Butler, Morris “Brother” Johnson, and Matthew “Neil” Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy “Wanda” Johnson; his son, Thomas Y. “Jay” Johnson, Jr.; and 9 nieces and nephews.

Mr. Johnson was a former volunteer at Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Potomac Truck and Engine Company #2, and a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge #38.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, 811 Cameron St. Alexandria. A Life Celebration Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria.