DEERING, NH: Allan Richard (Butchie) Johnson, 76, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 after a long illness.
Allan was born May 27, 1941 to Albert Scott Johnson, Sr. and Laura Mae (Aiken) Johnson. He was one of eight children and grew up in Weare, NH.
Allan is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marilyn A. (Bennett) Johnson, daughter, Brenda Lee Johnson Varga, son, Mark Allan Johnson, daughter, Lorri-Anne Murdough, four grandchildren, Joshua, Kathleen, Rebekah Varga and Aidan Johnson, and four great-grandchildren, Mila, Oliva, Grayson Varga and Liam Wickham.
Allan is also survived by a sister, Mary, and brothers, George and Gerald. Allan was preceded in death by a sister and brothers, Laura, Albert, Jr., Gary, and Edward.
He worked 30 years for Gene Livingston at Livingston’s Auto.
Allan loved to spend time with his family. He enjoyed the outdoors, from chopping lumber and hunting with his father to riding his ATV and motorcycles. He spent many hours milling wood on his lumber mill and woodworking.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service 32 School Street, Hillsboro.
Services and burial will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Johnson Family Cemetery at 24 Buzzell Hill Rd, Weare NH.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to support Payson Center for Cancer Care at the Concord Hospital. Contributions should be sent to Concord Hospital Trust, Office of the Philanthropy, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, or gifts can be made online at www.ch-trust.org, Make a Gift.