Wade Johnson Jr., 80 of Washington died Tuesday-August 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Donnell House after a lengthy illness with his loving family at his side. Mr. Johnson was born July 22, 1938 in Washington the son of the late John Wade and Anna M. Graytock Johnson Sr. He was a 1957 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. Mr. Johnson was employed as a machinist for Star Mould Machine Co. (Star Dynamics) and Crile Machine until his retirement. He had also been employed as a lot attendant/all-around right hand man at the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. for 13 years. He took great pride in his job at the funeral home and was always there when he was needed. Mr. Johnson enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and wood working. He also was a Western Style Square dance caller for 40 years, started Button & Bows Square Dance Club where he traveled over 5 states calling Western Style Square dancing. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1083 and the Bishop Boyle Assembly, #922 of the 4th degree, Knights of Columbus.
On August 1, 1959 he married Mary Ellen Sanphilip Johnson who survives. Also surviving are three daughters; Jackie (Paul) Kauffman of Washington, Bonnie Seibel (David Vakulick) of Leechburg, & Cathy (Howard) Clifton of Claysville, 4 grandchildren; Patrick (Becca) Mitchell, Jennifer Seibel (Keegan Smith), Adam (Lisa) Kauffman & Casey Jones, 1 great-grandson; Liam Mitchell. Mr. Johnson loved and enjoyed his entire family. He will also be sadly missed by his 2 best fury friends, Clipper & Bella. Several friends and cousins also survive.
Friends will be received on Thursday-August 23, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Friday-August 24, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. The Rosary will be recited by Knights of Columbus Council # 1083 on Thursday-August 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the funeral home. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday-August 25, 2018 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church with the Rev. William P. Feeney as celebrant. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org or to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018 or at www.parkinson.org Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com