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“To the Johnson family,We are sending our condolences and praying that God will grant you strength, comfort & peace for the loss of your brother DJ....Read More ยป
1 of 4 | Posted by: Floyd & Debbie WATTS - WATERBURY, CT

“Margaret, Leon and Charles, Barbara and I were saddened to learn that DJ had passed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: John Ollero - Waterbury, CT

“Charles and Margaret..I was saddened to hear that DJ passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Cheryl Babbitt - Waterbury, CT

“Weeping may endure for a night but Joy comets in the morning. Just keep your hand in God's hand. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Richard Savage - Waterbury, CT

Mr. David Joseph Johnson, Jr. 81, of Buckley Lane, Prospect, passed away, Monday, August 10, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Johnson was born May 5, 1939, in Baltimore, MD, a son to the late David and Bertha (Prince) Johnson Sr.

"DJ", as he was known by all, relocated to Waterbury in the early forties where he was educated in the Waterbury public school system. In his early years he began working and had been was employed at various companies during his lifetime. Early on he had been employed at Uniroyal Co, until its closing. David began employment at St. Mary's Hospital from 1963 until his retirement in 1999 along with Bristol Babcock until his retirement in 2001. When DJ wasn't working, he would bowl. He was an avid bowler who played on many teams including the Silver Memorial. He also loved watching sports, traveling, playing cards, cribbage and visiting the casinos. He was a longtime member of the Goodwill Lodge #1325 Lodge of Elks and J & J Inc. of Waterbury until his illness prevented him from participating. DJ was stern with a serious demeanor with a good sense of humor. David was a creature of habit. He would go to Dunkin Donuts every single morning. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.

He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters; Wanda (Andrew) Thomas of Sylacauga, AL, and Simone Johnson of Montgomery, AL, two sons; Marlon (Barbara) Johnson of Leesburg, VA, and Jeffery Johnson of Montgomery, AL, ten grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, one sister; Margret (Bernie) Holmes of Oakville, CT, two brothers; Leon (Mae) Johnson of Waterbury, and Charles (Mary) Johnson of Prospect, CT, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by Dolores Trudeau, a very dear friend of many years.