Harbeson - Harold David Johnson Jr. of Harbeson passed away on November 29, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 84.
Mr. Johnson was born September 10, 1935 in Washington D.C., the son of the late Harold and Clara Mae (Reid) Johnson. He was a plumber by trade, retiring several years ago. Mr. Johnson enjoyed coin and stamp collecting as well as playing golf. He was past President of the local (Palisades chapter) Lion’s Club.
In addition to both parents, Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his loving wife, Esther McLendon Johnson.
He is survived by six children: Harold David Johnson III and wife Elizabeth, Daniel Wayne Johnson, Dayle Suzanne Hadden, Derrick Edward Johnson and wife Tracey, Dean Phillip Johnson and wife Jean, Deanna Elizabeth Talbert and husband David; seventeen grandchildren: Jennifer Lee, Brandon Reece, Tyler Morgan, Ryan Reece, David Johnson IV, Katelyn Reece, Emily Johnson, Kelley Fiedler, Madison Johnson, Steven Johnson, Adam Johnson, Erica Hadden, Morgan Johnson, Bronwyn Talbert, Veronica Talbert, Ian Talbert, Maeve Talbert; and six great-grandchildren: Alexa Lee, Jocelyn Lee, Mason Lee, Evangeline Lee, Jaxton Reece, Teagan Reece.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Harbeson United Methodist Church, 18647 Harbeson Road, Milton, DE 19968 where friends may call after 10:00 AM. Burial will immediately follow in Harbeson Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in loving memory of his bride, Esther to Alzheimer’s Association, 108 North Bedford St., Georgetown, DE 19947.
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