Fred E. Johnson, 90, affectionately known as “Brother in law”, transitioned peacefully on Monday, June 8, 2015. He was born on June 26, 1926 in Millsboro, Delaware, son of the late William Pierce and Wilhelminor Johnson Pierce. He was preceded in death by his wife Verlette Nicholson Johnson. Mr. Johnson served honorably in the U.S.Navy and retired as Inspector Deputy Fire Marshall of Stamford, CT.
His affiliations include; ST. John’s Lodge #14F and A.M., P.H.A., Cyrus Chapter #6, Royal Arch Masons, P.H.A., Rahab Court #4, HOJ, P.H.A., Royal and Select Masters, Jordan Council P.H.A., Nanticoke Indian Tribe Association , The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Connecticut State Fire Fighters Association and Past President Commander of 10446 VFW Post.
Mr. Johnson’s legacy will be treasured by his loving daughter; Fredena Johnson, one adored granddaughter; Yvette Johnson Parker (Brian), two great-grandsons; Jelan E. Johnson and Robert T. Parker, two step-grandchildren; Bryan Parker and Kiara Parker and a host of devoted nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc., 27073 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE. 19966.
Visitation will take place on Friday, June 12, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM followed by a service of remembrance at 12:00 PM at Bethel AME Church, 150 Fairfield Ave., Stamford, CT. with Rev. Mary Spell officiating. Interment will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park. Services entrusted to Downer Funeral Home.