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Frank Richard Johnson

September 1, 1931 - April 9, 2014

Frank R Johnson of Lomita entered into his eternal rest on the morning of April 9,2014. He was born Sept. 1, 1931 in Utah to Francisco Jimenez and Virginia Morris. He is survived by his Sister, Carrie Bree; Mary, his devoted wife of 58 years, his six sons David,John,Ron, Chad ,Joe and Christopher; and three daughters…read more

Frank R Johnson of Lomita entered into his eternal rest on the morning of April 9,2014. He was born Sept. 1, 1931 in Utah to Francisco Jimenez and Virginia Morris. He is survived by his Sister, Carrie Bree; Mary, his devoted wife of 58 years, his six sons David,John,Ron, Chad ,Joe and Christopher; and three daughters, Sr. Marie, Sr. Teresa and Gemma. Frank was preceded in death by his oldest child, Robert.

Frank moved to Southern California in early childhood. He graduated From Narbonne High School in Lomita. As a teen he served as an usher at the Warner Brothers Theater in San Pedro where he developed a great appreciation for classic films. For nearly 40 years, Frank was a dedicated employee of Southern California Edison, first as a lineman and later as foreman.

As a member of the US Army Frank served in the front lines of the Korean War. He was awarded several medals of honor including the Bronze Star.

Frank married Mary Breunig of Redondo Beach on September 10, 1955. Together they raised their seven boys and three girls. He is most fondly remembered as a true “family man” – his family life came first! Frank’s children will always remember their Sunday outings with Dad.

Being a man of many interests, Frank enjoyed hiking, running and biking. He was notable for his business skills and sense of industry.

Frank was a man of Faith who bore his final illness with admirable patience and a touch of humor. There will be a Funeral Mass on Friday, April 11, 2014 12:00 p.m. at A.M. Gamby Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Green Hills on April 11 after private services.

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A.M. Gamby Funeral Home

25001 Narbonne Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
 
Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm

A.M. Gamby Funeral Home

25001 Narbonne Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
 
Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm

A.M. Gamby Funeral Home

25001 Narbonne Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
 
Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Time: 1:15 am

Green Hills Memorial Park Chapel

27501 S. Western Avenue
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
 

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