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William Thorpe "Bill" Johnson

William Thorpe "Bill" Johnson
  • November 12, 1938 - January 10, 2021
  • Goose Creek, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in William's memory.

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J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

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North Charleston, SC 29406
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“My fondest childhood memories were our many visits to see our grandparents. Spending that Christmas there when Rudolph left his print on grans...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: William and Mercy Johnson - SC

“I will miss Mr. Johnson coming to the commissary. I have enjoyed him. My memory of him in my earliest years was first the father of friends of mine...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin Crenshaw - Goose Creek, SC

“Maria and Family:I am so sorry to read of Bill's passing. I have no words to even begin to express my sorrow at your great loss. I know you shared 62...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Kathryn Cox - Charleston, SC

“You will forever be missed ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kyle Johnson - Goose Creek, SC

“To the Johnson family, so sorry that you lost the rock and glue of your family. I first met Bill when we worked at Charles Towne Square. Always...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Katina Spann

“I always enjoyed seeing him and talking to him. He was a great man and will truly be missed. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Ferris Jennings - Goose Creek, SC

“So sorry to hear of Pops passing. Going to miss our bantering conversations at the garage! Prayers for all of the family during this time. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Hahn - Moncks Corner, SC

“Maria and family, you have our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Bill. Many pleasant memories. Dawn & Bob ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Robert McNeish - Summerville, SC

“Miss you pops hope you are finally relaxing. I love and miss you already. See you when I get there! ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Alan Johnson - Goose creek, SC

“Please accept our condolences. With blessings, love, and prayer. The Betsill Restrepo family. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Daniel Restrepo - Chicago, IL

“To the Johnson family. We send our condolences to you. Are thought and prayers are with you all. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Robin & Rick Butler - Goose Creek, SC

“Rest in peace pop love you ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Ernesr Williams - Goosecreek, SC

“We're so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts & prayers. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Dan & Sylvia Moats - Hanahan, SC

“We were saddened to hear of Bill's passing. He was a true patriot and served his country well. Bill and Marie were one of the first familys we met...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Dwynne & Rita Ashline

“To the Johnson family. we want to send our condolences to you. Dad was an amazing man we had the pleasure to know, his witty humor and warm caring....Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Angelique steinard - pine bush, NY

“Save me a spot up there Pop pop..See you later. I love you!! ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Chris Johnson - Summerville, SC

“Although this cancer took you from us too soon you brought all of us closer together to help as a family. We will love and miss you so much. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Johnson - Goose Creek, SC

“We are sad to hear of the loss of Mr.Bill we are thinking of your family at this time . He may now Rest In Peace. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: David & Vicky Slagle Jr. - SC


William Thorpe (Bill) Johnson, 82, of Goose Creek, SC, went home to be with our Lord on January 10, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Due to COVID 19, William's life will be celebrated at a later time this year. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel.

William was born November 12, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA, to the late John and Edith Johnson. He enlisted in the US Navy on January 16, 1956.

He was married for 62 years to Maria Dellaporta Johnson. Petty Officer Johnson retired from the US Navy in 1975 after 20 years of service. He was the former owner of Elite Party Rentals.

Surviving are his wife, Maria Johnson; three sons: William Paul Johnson (Dee), Gary Michael Johnson (Teresa) and Mark Robert Johnson (Kathy); and daughter, Colleen Maria Turner (Dale). Also surviving are 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. His sister, Marianne Johnson is also a survivor.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice in William's memory.