Born Feb 20, 1932 to Charles Victor Johnson and Margerant Johnson in Reedsport, Oregon and raised by Chester Craig at Loon Lake, Oregon. Charles lived his life in the Reedsport area and the Elkton, Ash Valley where he hunted and fished all his life. He provided for his family as a logger. Charles was preceded in death by son’s Max, Mark, Marty, and Mike; and his brothers Raymond Johnson and Josey Johnson Conkey. He is survived by his wife Verla Rosemary Johnson and two sons Melvin Johnson of Elkton and Micky Johnson of Oakland and their wives. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild and numerous family and friends. He died at Ashley Manor December 27, 2011. A graveside service will be at The Scottsburg Cemetery Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm.