Ronald R. Johnson, 84, of Shrewsbury


Ronald R. JohnsonShrewsbury – Ronald R. Johnson, 84, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 6, 2020 following a period of declining health. His wife, Beverly (King) Johnson, passed away in 2018.

Ron is survived by his nephew, Jerry Johnson, along with seven other nieces and nephews, and was adored by his in-laws and the King family. He was predeceased by his brother, Gary Johnson.

He was born March 9, 1936 in Worcester, son of the late Theresa and Roy Johnson. His roots were in Worcester and Shrewsbury and he also spent several years in North Grafton with this wife Beverly. Ron served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was always proud of his service.

He worked at Wyman Gordon in North Grafton for many years a machinist. Away from work he loved to fish, follow the Red Sox and Patriots along with his wife Beverly and of course he adored his cat and dear companion “Mallory.”

Funeral services and burial for Ron will be private at his family’s convenience.

Please honor him with donations to The Animal Rescue League of Worcester, 139 Holden St., Worcester, MA 01606 or online at

A Book of Memories to share a message of favorite story with Ron’s family is available online at