Clifford P. Johnson, 78 years old of Winthrop Harbor, IL passed away peacefully at Aurora Hospital Kenosha, WI on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
Cliff was born February 11, 1944, in Zion, IL, the son of the late Clifton and Kathryn (Bishop) Johnson. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 to 1965 as an Aviation Machinist. He worked as a Technician for NCR for over 35 years. He loved everything Cubs and Bears and loved the family rivalry between the Packers and Bears divide. He was an excellent pool player. A very funny and witty guy. He loved bird watching, puzzles and playing the lottery. He watched NCIS, Wheel of Fortune and Young Sheldon faithfully and would watch the TV Guide for hours to see when they would be on.
Survivors include his two children, Teresa (Dale) Chumbley of Camp Lake, WI and Christine (Bill) Tate of Winthrop Harbor, IL; sister, Karen (John) Pankow; grandchildren, Christina (Bill) Stark, and Cody Tate (Rachael Johnson). Great Grandchildren; Austin Morgan and Ashton Tate. He will also be sadly missed by his Michigan family of many years, Sue Johnson and Tracy Plummer. He was known as “Pa” to DJ, Zach and Maddie Plummer.
In addition to his parents, Clifford was preceded in death by his siblings, Kay Garton, Burt Johnson, and Larry Johnson; his grandchildren, Dawn Chumbley and Joshua Tate.
Private services were held. He is at rest at Mt. Olivet Memorial Park in Zion, IL. A celebration of life to be announced at a later date.