It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Robert Douglas “Doug” Johnson of Endiang, on June 14, 2020 at the age of 77 years.
Doug passed away in Red Deer Hospital with his son Scott at his side.
Doug was a farmer/rancher his entire life and enjoyed days at the auction market watching cattle sales and “BS” ing with his fellow industry comrades.
Doug enjoyed people and visiting and always had time to chat.
He was an active member in his community and county, serving on many boards and organizations and was recognized in 2018 for his more than 30+ years on the County Rec Board.
He was no stranger to volunteering his time to serve his community.
Throughout his life, Doug always enjoyed sports as a player, coach and spectator; especially baseball, hockey and curling.
He was also very involved in 4-H as a member, leader and supporter.
Doug was a good dad, a beloved uncle and an awesome grandpa!
He loved and was immensely proud of all of his grandchildren.
They all knew they could count on grandpa for any kind of support they needed; he was always there for them.
In his spare time, Doug could be found reading or listening to talk radio programs.
He was interested in history and politics and could rise to the challenge of any trivia contest thrown at him! Doug will be sadly missed by his wife Deanna of 53 years; children: Scott (Mercedes), Jodi (Jim) and Steven (Carla), grandchildren: Caitlyn (Tyler), Kelsey (Kendell), Cody, Ashley, Gunnar, Joslyn, Natalie, Holly, Lincoln, Alaina and precious great-grandson Zachary.
He will also be missed by his many brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends.
It was Doug’s request to not have a funeral service, just a family send-off.
Memorial contributions in memory of Doug can be made to the Endiang Cemetery or the Endiang Community Society. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com who are entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403-742-3422.