Edward Louis Johnson
Edward Louis Johnson, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 28, 2018. He was a native of Wilmar, CA and a 1947 graduate of Alhambra High School. He was a resident of Sun Valley, CA before moving to Newport News, in 2004.
He was the founder of a manufacturing business, E & L Plastics, a 30-year member and past-President of the Burbank, CA Rotary Club. He taught Sunday School at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, CA and coached youth baseball and football.
Edward was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Rita Claire Johnson and his parents Edmund Vincent Johnson and Inez Florence Richards. He is survived by his son, Christopher Martin Johnson; a daughter Katie Kim Collins and her husband Kenneth; and four grandchildren, Cooper and Aaron Johnson and Kendra and Kaelan Collins. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and Rotary International. A memorial service will be private. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.