Jules J. Johnson
Jules J. Johnson
  • December 6, 1933 - October 17, 2017
  • Slidell, Louisiana

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Jules J. Johnson entered eternal life on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Patricia “Patsy” Rowbatham Johnson for 61 years; loving father of Julie Johnson McKean (George) and Jeffrey Jules Johnson; grandfather of George A. McKean, Jr. (Kelly), Patrick Jules McKean (Christina), and Blake Jeffrey Johnson; great grandfather of Jackson F. McKean and Madeline R. McKean; brother of Eldridge G. Johnson (Victoria), and the late Hilda Franz, Lorraine Sannino, and Gerald W. Johnson. Son of the late Eldridge and Hilda Johnson. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Jules was born and raised in New Orleans. He was a devout Catholic, serving as an altar boy in his youth. Jules was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Parish in Slidell for 41 years, and attended retreats at Manresa annually. He was a graduate of S. J. Peters High School, and attended L.S.U. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was a member of American Legion Post 23. Jules was in sales management with Dictaphone Corporation for twenty years, and later worked with DuroTest Lighting for twenty years as well. He was a top performer with both companies, and truly loved his work. Jules was an avid athlete and completed over 100 marathons. In addition, he was an accomplished tri-athlete, and completed the Iron Man Triathlon in Hawaii (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run).

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00AM. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:00AM.

To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.