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Charles William Johnson


Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA

20 Nov 1993 (aged 39)

Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA


Tremonton, Box Elder County, Utah, USA

Charles William Johnson, 39, died Saturday, November 20, 1993, of a fall in Logan Cave, during a Scout outing.
He was born July 23, 1954, in Salt Lake City, a son of Floyd Wendell and Verla Merrell Johnson. He married Rebecca Ruth Pruess, March 18, 1977, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Survivors include his wife of Tremonton, two sons and three daughters, Randall Charles, Melodie Ann, Cheryl Rebecca, Derek William, and Alicia Ionela Johnson, all of Tremonton; his parents, of Tremonton; one brother and one sister, Merrell Ivan and Renee Johnson, Farr West; Mrs. Vicki and Dr. Ronald G. Ashton, Sandy. He was preceded in death by one brother, Marc Wendell Johnson.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 24, 1993 at 1 p.m. in the Tremonton Stake Center, 300 East 660 North, Tremonton, with Bishop Lynn A. Stander officiating. Friends may call at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home, 111 North 1st East, Tremonton, Tuesday from 6 and 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Interment: Tremonton Riverview Cemetery.


Charles and Rebecca Johnson  ~  March 17, 1977

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07/09/17 01:41 PM #1    

Cal Springer

Charlie was a best friend in high school and beyond.  He was always kind and inclusive of others.  He projected a laid back, easy going personal style which led others to feel comfortable around him.  But he didn’t just sit around - he was involved in many activities at school.  He was in the Drama Club and acted in school plays.  He was in the Science Club.  He played on the soccer team.  He went to Boys State.

And he sang!   He sang with A Capella and Bel Canto choirs.  And he sang in a quartet with Steve Andersen, Richard Young, and myself.  You may remember our quartet singing silly commercials on assemblies:  Snap Crackle Pop - Rice Krispies; It’s Raisins That Make Post Raisin Bran So Wonderful; a McDonald’s parody. 

Charlie was a gifted singer.  When he sang, he produced a smooth, pleasing sound that rested easy on the ears.  It seemed he produced this wonderful sound effortlessly.  This made him a natural melody singer, and he often sang melody in our quartet.  Other times he would sing a harmony part, and he could harmonize by ear!  Without any sheet music to read, he would make up a part that harmonized wonderfully with the melody.  We had a lot of fun singing together.

After graduating from The University of Utah, Charlie and his family moved to Bay City, Texas where he worked as an engineer.  Several years later they moved to Tremonton, Utah.  On November 20, 1993, Charlie was killed in a fall in Logan Cave, during a Boy Scout outing.  He was 39 years old.  He is missed here on earth, but I’m sure he’s doing some great singing with the angels!

07/10/17 11:12 AM #2    

Blake Harper (Harper)

So sorry to hear. I did not know. Charles was a great guy. Sweet person. So nice to see CA, remembered from track days

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