Milton G. Johnson

Milton G. Johnson, 85, of Jamestown, N.Y., died Wednesday, May 29, 2014, at the Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility in Gerry, N.Y. with his family at his side.

Milton was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Gunnard and Mae (Gilberg) Johnson.

He was a graduate of Jamestown High School. A skilled carpenter, Milt, along with his father, Gunnard and his brother, Robert, owned Gunnard Johnson & Sons Construction Company in Jamestown.

He loved being in the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also enjoyed working in his garden.

Milt is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara L. (Keifer) Johnson of Jamestown, N.Y.; five children: Debby (Greg) Gross of Warren, Pa., Brenda Olson of Jamestown, N.Y., Craig (Donna) Johnson of War-ren, Pa., Bradley Johnson of Warren, Pa. and Milton Johnson Jr., (Judy) of Frewsburg, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his brother, Robert (Mary Jo) Johnson, of Jamestown, N.Y.; and a sister, Carol Jordan of Erie, Pa.

Besides his parents, Milt is preceded in death by his sister, Joan Albro.

There are no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by David J. Dengler, Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 679-9000.