William Reid Johnson Jr., passed away on January 7, in College Station, Texas after a brief illness. He is the husband of Joan Kianka Johnson. William was born in Syracuse, NY on April 26, 1932, the son of Dr. William Reid Johnson and Mary Youker Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years and children: M. Terry Johnson of Arlington, VA; William Reid Johnson III and wife Janice of Round Rock, Tx; Tina Stein and husband Harold of Castroville, Tx; Rebecca Ann Vardakis ad husband Peter of Morris Plains, NJ; John Brian Johnson and wife Cheryl of Corpus Christi, Tx; and Elizabeth Gay Johnson of Charolotte, NC; twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
William was a 1954 graduate of Wake Forest University. He had a long career in the pharmaceutical industry before retiring to Corpus Christi in 1989. He and his wife moved to the Bryan / College Station area in 2013.
Memorial serves will be held at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home on Friday, January 10 with a rosary to be recited at 3pm and visitation to follow until 4:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Judes at StJudetributes.org, Tribute: William Reid Johnson Jr.
Condolences may be made at www.callawayjones.com