Roderick Wayne Johnson Sr.

LINCOLN - Roderick Wayne Johnson Sr., beloved husband, father and son, passed away from heart failure, Monday, July 1, 2013, at work in Bridgewater. He was born Sept. 28, 1957, to Robert and Marie Johnson of Lincoln.

He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Carolyn Johnson of Lincoln; daughter, Samantha Thomas of West Enfield; sons, Roderick Johnson Jr. of Augusta and Joseph Johnson of Lincoln; and family dog, Buddy "Tri-Pod" Johnson also of Lincoln. He will also be missed by his brother, David Johnson of California; and father, Robert Johnson of Lincoln. He was predeceased by his mother, Marie Johnson. Rick was loved, and will be missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of life gathering will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July 5, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, Lincoln. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Penobscot Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 73, Lincoln, ME 04457. To sign an online guest register and to leave written condolences, please visit

Published in BDN Maine on July 3, 2013