BUCKSPORT – James O. Johnson, 49, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He was born May 21, 1964, in Belfast, the son of John B and Kahliel R. (Harriman) Johnson.
Jim loved racing and working on the race car with his son James. Jim loved spending time with family especially his grandchildren, he was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Jim also had a great love for his faithful canine companion Odie, when time allowed he enjoyed fishing and canoeing.
He is survived by, and will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Ellen L. (Morse) Johnson; his mother, Kahleil Johnson; two daughters, Jessica Marie Ward and Tina Lee Cook; one son, James Owen Johnson II; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Hope Cook and Landon Elias Ward; one brother, John Johnson; as well as nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his father.
Family and friends will gather for an informal visitation 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com.