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Paul Russell Johnson

May 20, 1932 December 21, 2018
Paul Russell Johnson
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Obituary for Paul Russell Johnson

Paul Russell Johnson, age 86, of Metamora, died Friday, December 21, 2018, at McLaren Hospital in Lapeer. He was born May 20, 1932 in Essexville, Michigan to Frank A. and Alma R. (Krause) Johnson.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Bay City High School in 1950 and General Motors Institute in 1954. Paul proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957. He retired in 1987 from a career in Product Engineering with Chevrolet Division and Truck & Bus Group. Mr. Johnson worked as an independent automotive industry consultant until 1994.

Paul is survived by his wife: Carole Johnson of Metamora; son: Mark (Amy) Johnson of Clarkson; grandchildren: Andrea Johnson of Seattle, Washington and Mitchell Johnson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and sister: Elaine Mounsey of Granville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents: Frank and Alma Johnson; infant daughter: Lynn Johnson; brother: Arthur Johnson; and sisters: Frances Walraven and Elizabeth Johnson.

No formal funeral service will take place. In accordance with Paul’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Burial of Mr. Johnson’s cremains will be at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Condolences and memories may be shared at


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