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Curtis A. "CUJO" Johnson

April 7, 1950 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 67)

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September 27, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sanders Mortuary
821 Diamond Street
Williamsport, PA 17701

Funeral Service
September 28, 2017

10:00 AM
Pine Street United Methodist Church
441 Pine Street
Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701


Curtis A. “CUJO” Johnson, 67, of Loyalsock Township passed peacefully at home on Sunday, September 24, 2017 after battling ALS and FTD.

Born April 7, 1950, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Adam Rankin, Sr. and Joan (Johnson) Johnson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Adam Rankin Johnson, Jr.

A 1969 graduate of Loyalsock Township High School, Curtis attended Ferrum College and graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1975 where he met his wife Barb of 41 years.

Curtis loved his community, athletics, and most of all, his family. He played collegiate football and baseball and coached softball for over 30 years. He was the President of the Loyalsock Booster Club for 18 years and was a fan and supporter of all Loyalsock athletics. Curtis was known for his pep talks and lived by his own motto PSD -- Pride, Spirit, Dedication. He loved watching his daughters and granddaughters during their athletic events and was always their number 1 fan in everything they did.  

Surviving are his wife, Barbara C. (Contristan) Johnson whom he married August 1, 1976, daughters Julia French (Tim) of Williamsport and Leigh (fiance Matthew Kaczmarczyk) of Philadelphia, three granddaughters Rylie, Brynlie, and Aynslie French and a brother Joseph Johnson (Karla) of North Haledon, NJ. 

Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, September 27 at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St. Williamsport. A service to honor the life of Curtis will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, September 28 at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St, Williamsport, with the Rev. Douglas M. Eberly officiating.  Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery (yes – across the bridge).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Rd # 260, Ambler, PA 19002 or Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St, Williamsport, PA 17701.




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