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Ballston Spa-Walter W. Johnson, 88, of Ballston Spa, formerly of Hebron, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.
Walter was born January 17, 1930 in Troy and was the son of the late Woodus and Harriet (Jones) Johnson.
Walter proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a Military Policeman stationed in Germany.
For many years he worked at several auto body shops in the Troy area and retired from Nopper’s Collision Repairs in East Greenbush.
Walter worked with sheet metal and had an interest in welding. He did auto body work from his home as well. He was a very social person and enjoyed being with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Walter was predeceased by his wife, Joan Keville Johnson who passed away March 9, 2009; his siblings, Woodus, Jr., George, Albert, Robert and Gertrude Nelson.
He is survived by his second wife, Carol Wadsworth Johnson who he married in November 2011; his children, Mary (William) Broderick of Schaghticoke, Elaine (Timothy) Larson of Argyle, Nancy (Randy) Crosier of Hebron, William Johnson of Middle Grove, Daniel (fiancé, Cheryl) Johnson of Selkirk and James (Elizabeth) Johnson of Melrose; a step-daughter, Susan Duell of Ballston Spa; 14 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 5-7 pm Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home, 19 East Broadway in Salem. A funeral service will be at 11:00 am Friday, July 13, 2018 at the funeral home.
Interment with military honors will be at the East Hebron Cemetery in Hebron.
Memorial contributions in memory of Walter may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105