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William F. Johnson
By The Skanner News

Vietnam veteran William F. Johnson also known as Heavy, passed away October 15, 2016 in his home in Portland, Oregon. William was born October 17, 1952 in Kansas City Mo.

Services will be held at 11 a.m.at the Salvation Army, 5325 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR on Friday October 28, 2016. Viewing will be held at the Rose City Mortuary, 5625 NE Fremont St. Portland, Or. on Thursday October 27, 2016 from noon until 5 p.m. 

William and Ruby were married in Portland, Oregon in 2005. However they had been together for 32 years. William leaves behind Ruby (wife Portland), William Jr. (son Kansas), Moeshie (daughter California) Jeanne (daughter Portland) Donta (son Portland) LaNae (daughter Portland), many grandchildren, one great grandson, and several nieces , nephews and cousins.

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