CLIVE JOHNSON of Medford, NJ, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 82 years of age. Born in the City of Norwich, England, he is the son of the late Bert & Ada Johnson. He attended Norwich City Technical College and initially became an interior designer and decorator. He also served in the R.A.F. for 3 years. Eventually he studied to become a Mechanical Engineer. He joined the Norfolk Road Club Cycling Team as a teenager, where he met and competed with his girlfriend, Janet (née Parker), whom he later married in St. Andrews Church in Norwich on June 25th, 1960. Their lives were fulfilled with the arrival of their first born, Teresa, who later married Stearns Schmehl Jr. and now lives in Shamong, NJ. Two years later Teresa was followed by their son, the late Carl Ian. Clive’s successful career took him from Norwich to Nottingham, and eventually led to him being invited to lead a team in America, where he & Janet became ultra-runners. Through their running they developed a large circle of great friends including many from the Pinelands Striders. They competed in many races, covering multiple thousands of miles. Clive left us suddenly on January 10th; he left behind sad and heavy hearts, but we know he has been reunited with family. In addition to his family mentioned above, he also leaves behind his brother, Kenneth Johnson (Pam) of Keddington, England, his grandsons Eric (Mica) of Hammonton, NJ and Andrew (Jaclyn) of Audubon, NJ and his nephew Kevin Johnson and family of Keddington, England. Also his niece Cheryl Jarrett and family of Taverham, England Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, One Hartford Road, Medford, NJ. The family will greet you after the service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Bradley & Stow Funeral Home of Medford, NJ. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family requests memorial donations to: The Humane Society Of The United States
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