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Charles "Chuck" Arthur JohnsonCharles “Chuck” Arthur Johnson Charles “Chuck” Arthur Johnson, 86, of Reliance, passed away on November 10, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born May 22, 1933 in Boulder, Colorado, the son of Arthur and Edna May Johnson. He attended schools in Tungsten and Nederland, Colorado. He graduated from Nederland High School Class of 1950. He continued his education at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. He married Arline Mildred Hardcastle Ingram on July 27, 1953 in Englewood, Colorado. They were later sealed to each other and their two oldest daughters Judy and Lee Ann in the Salt Lake Temple. David and Jan were born under the Covenant. He worked as a Civil Engineer/Surveyor for the Colorado Public Service Commission, Union Pacific Railroad and Bridger Coal Company. He started his own surveying company after retiring from Union Pacific and Bridger Coal. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he held the Priesthood and was a High Priest. He held many positions within the Church. His interests included Church and serving the community on various Boards. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling, square dancing, making and flying model airplanes. He enjoyed playing cribbage, watching baseball, basketball and football games and reading. He also enjoyed visiting with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include his daughters Judy Valentine and husband Gary, Lee Ann Johnson and Jan Heavin; son David Johnson; brother Bill Johnson and wife Betty. He had numerous loving grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, parents, and brother. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 am November 23, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Desert View Ward, 1109 Tulip Dr. in Rock Springs. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Cremation has taken place. Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com.
Charles Johnson is my grandpa to which Im very thankful. He had the keenest of wits. He loved to tease people. He would often call me his favorite grandson; not to demean his other grandchildren, but to remind me that I was his only grandson. He was a very thoughtful man. He would always remember to call me on my birthday. While my grandpas body is dead, we know from the Triune God that though the body may die, the soul lives and the body awaits the resurrection when God the Son, Jesus Christ, returns to judge the living and the dead. The hope of Christs church is the promise of Christ that all who trust in Him alone for the forgiveness of all their sins, which He has purchased and won for all peoples by His innocent suffering, death and physical resurrection that they will receive eternal life and salvation. Since we are all beggars, we pray in all times, but most especially at the death of a loved one, the Kyrie Eleison, the ancient prayer taught to us by the Canaanite woman in Matt. 15:22 and the Ten Lepers in the holy gospels of St. Matthew 15 and St. Luke 17. Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy, Lord mercy. Trey Doak
Trey Nov 14 2019 6:25 AM
Judy, Sorry to here about your father. Always really liked him. He was out surveying property for the family a couple years ago. Had a short but nice visit. Give my condolences to the family. Dan Osborn
Dan Osborn Nov 13 2019 5:32 PM