Richard A. Johnson
Richard A. Johnson
  • March 21, 1936 - January 9, 2018
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Richard “Dick” Johnson, age 81, of Lincoln passed away on January 9, 2018 at his home. He was born March 21, 1936 in Lincoln, NE to Oliver and Dorothy Johnson. On May 27, 1967 he married Margaret Borner of Lincoln.

Dick was a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his Juris Doctor from the College of Law in 1971. Dick served as president/owner of Nebraska Title Company until retiring in 2001. He was a member of First Plymouth Congregational Church, Phi Delt Faternity and other numerous civic/professional organizations. His greatest accomplishment and joy was in being “Papa Dick” to his beloved grandsons, Jais and Cole.

He was preceded in death by son, Eric, and infant son. He is survived by wife of 50 years, Margaret; daughter, Julie and son-in-law, Dave Gappa of Kearney, NE; his grandsons, Jais and Cole; and sister, Janene Coveny of Manchester, NJ, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials to the donor’s choice. Dick was laid to rest at a family graveside service.