David Lee Johnson, 54

OSWEGO, NY – David Lee Johnson, 54, passed away solemnly Tuesday December 11, 2013, at Oswego Hospital, after a protracted battle with cancer.

His death was attended by close friends and family.

David Lee Johnson
David Lee Johnson

David was born in Oswego, the son of the late William and Mary (Finn) Johnson.

He was a life resident of the area.

He was a member of Laborers’ Local 214, and also worked as a boilermaker and painter on various projects.

He is remembered as a man’s man, who was an accomplished chef, hunter, fisherman, golfer and a civilian pilot.

He found peace while communing with the great outdoors and in spending time with his children.

David is survived by his daughter, Magan Johnson of Oswego; his son, Rilye Johnson of Oswego; his sisters, Carla Reitz of Syracuse and Mary Johnson of Oswego; and the mothers of his children, Linda Latour Johnson, and Wendy Tremblay.

He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

The Rev. Richard Morisette will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.