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Clayton J. Johnson, US Navy Ret.  I am a Veteran.
July 20, 1929 - July 27, 2018

Clayton J. Johnson, US Navy, Ret., age 89, of Gautier passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018. He was born July 20, 1929 in Algona, Iowa and has been a resident of Gautier since 1971. Mr. Johnson served over 20 years in the US Navy during Vietnam and Korean Wars. He was an Electronic Engineer with Design and Testing in his career with the military and Litton Industries. Clayton married his wife on March 9, 1950 after his retirement he enjoyed traveling with her in their motor home. He was of the Methodist faith.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Florida Patricia Johnson, of Gautier; two sons, Ted Johnson (Julie), Phoenix, AZ; Michael Johnson, Hattiesburg, MS; one sisters, Cheryl Geick, Pomeroy, IA; and sister in-law Joyce Hayes (Cecil), Lakeland, FL; numerous other relatives and great friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at 12:00-1:30pm, at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 3290 Ladnier Road in Gautier.

*********Re-scheduled for: On Thursday, August 2, 2018 the Funeral Procession with Police Escorts will begin at the funeral home at 10:00am with Graveside Service at 11:00am at Biloxi National Cemetery with full military honors. In Lieu of flowers, please make donationn to the American Heart Association or The American Cancer Association.

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