William Carl Johnson

Oct 20, 2014

Jan. 10, 1927 - Feb. 9, 2007

MESA, Ariz. William Carl Johnson, died Feb. 9 in Mesa, following a long illness.

He was born Jan. 10, 1927 in Jamestown, N.Y., but lived much of his youth in Springfield, Ohio, where he graduated from Springfield High School in 1943.

He served in the Navy, and graduated from Ohio State University in 1951 with a degree in engineering. He married Joan Moorehead of Zanesville, Ohio in 1951. After her death in 1981, he married Patricia Schuppa of Norwalk, Ohio in 1989. He lived in Arizona for several years prior to his death, but he never lost his zeal for the OSU Buckeyes.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters, Leslie Johnson and Marta Carleton; a son-in-law, Jeff Carleton; and a granddaughter.

He will be interred in Zanesville at the Zanesville Memorial Park.