Aug. 15, 1946 — Sept. 23, 2017
Randall Stuart Johnson Sr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on Aug. 15, 1946. He was the eldest son of Raymond Henry Johnson and Marian Erickson Johnson. At various times in his life, Johnson lived in Lyons and Oakland, Nebraska; Hialeah and Miami, Florida; Gillette, Wyoming; and Astoria and Sandy, Oregon.
He graduated from Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Florida; Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and the University of Miami in Miami, Florida; and Wesley School of Anesthesia in Wichita, Kansas.
Johnson married Joan Green in Fort Myers, Florida, on Dec. 19, 1970. They divorced after a 40-year marriage.
He is survived by three sons, Randall Stuart Johnson Jr. (Jennifer), Steven Michael Johnson and Spencer Blake Johnson (Briana); two brothers, Kevin Johnson (Judy) and Rodger Johnson (Paige); and two grandchildren, Tanna and Ryker. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Johnson was a past member of the Astoria Golf and Country Club and the Astoria Yacht Club. He served two four-year terms on the Olney School Board, and many years on the Education Service District Budget Committee. He was a 30-year member of First Lutheran Church, and served as a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader. He was so proud when all three sons earned their Eagle Scout rank. He was often seen around town on one of his Harleys. Johnson was a nurse anesthetist at Columbia Memorial Hospital for more than 30 years. Despite the stress and long hours, he truly loved his job. After retiring, Johnson was married to Laura Lynn McEnulty, and is survived by stepchildren Stephanie (Curtis) Olds and Brian McEnulty (Katie) and grandson Colin. They later divorced.
A celebration of life will be held at the Elks Club in Astoria, 453 11th St., Sunday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to “Tribute to Honor” or a charity of your choice.