Robert Allen “Robbie” Johnson, 56, of Woodsboro, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly in an Ultralight Plane Crash on August 18, 2018.
Born on September 29, 1961 in Frederick, he was the beloved son of Edward and Jeannette (Wachter) Johnson.
Rob never knew a stranger and enjoyed many events with family and friends. He enjoyed helping people and giving a kind word and telling a joke. He enjoyed the occasional motorcycle ride with family and friends and attending ultralight gatherings. He worked for Shipley Bottling Company, Barnes Cabinet Shop, Rylan Home, Klipp and Sons Plumbing and retired from Frederick County Public Schools, Urbana Cluster working with the maintenance department for 18 years.
He was a beloved son, father, brother and friend. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sons, Jesse Tyson Johnson and partner Andy of Washington D.C., and Jacob Edward Johnson and wife Katie of Portland, ME. He is also survived by his sister, Susan “Susie” McConnell and husband Pat, and their children Ian, Justin and Kate of Ijamsville and his brother, Grayson “Andy” Johnson and wife Beth, and their children, Tyler, Morgan and Kyle. In addition he is survived by his life partner, Laurel Johnson of Woodsboro and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-8pm on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A., 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702. A Celebration of His Life will be held on Friday, August 24th at 1pm at the Frederick Church of the Brethren, 201 Fairview Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habit for Humanity of Frederick County, 117 E. Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com