Gilbert JohnsonName: Gilbert Johnson, Jr.
Date of Death: 02/10/2012
Age at death:
Gilbert E. Johnson, Jr. passed away February 10, 2012 at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bradenton on July 17, 1941 to the late Gilbert E. Johnson and Dorothy Wallace Johnson. His father was Manatee County Tax Collector for many years. His grandparents were Manatee County Pioneers: Morgan Johnson and Nettie Pope Johnson and George and Catherine Wallace. He is survived by many cousins. Gib attended Swannee Military Academy, Greensboro College, Florida State and University of Georgia. He was a sociology professor at Carroll College in Wisconsin and also at Kaiser and St. Leo Colleges.
Funeral service will be graveside at Fogartyville Cemetery on March 1st at 3:00p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Underdog Rescue or the SPCA of Manatee. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, Bradenton.