Marine Jim Johnson

Updated: Jan 9, 2019

Honoring Marine Jim Johnson

I am sorry to report the Marine Jim Johnson, has past away at his home, the day after Christmas.

Jim’s final arrangements are as follows:

UPDATE: 20190102 :10:09



Hope Lutheran Church

250 Avenida Los Angelos, The Villages, FL 32162

January 5, 2019

10:00 - 11:00

The Detachment Color Guard will provide military honors.



11:00 - 12:00

Luncheon 1200- until?

(If you plan to attend please email me with a head count,

as I will be in and out with family all day today.

The suggested minimum uniform for the visitation is RED polo and black or kaki trousers, MCL Cover and collars for Devil Dogs.

Jim’s family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to

Toy-for-Tots in Jim’s name. Please contact your Detachment Tots-for-Tots

coordinator on how to make that donation.

I have two boxes of Marine memorabilia that the family would like anyone

who can use it, can have. I will have them at the Pound Growl and Detachment

1267 meeting this month.

Semper Fi and Woof-Woof,




updated: 20190108

Bushnell National Cemetery,

6502 SW 102nd Ave, Bushnell, FL 33513

Wednesday January 9, 2019

Time is: 11:00

The Detachment Color Guard will provide military honors at the Cemetery.

The preferred uniform for the funeral service, at Bushnell is the MCL Casual RED polo and black or kaki trousers, MCL Cover and collars for Devil Dogs uniform, or a suit with RED tie and USMC tie bar.

REMINDER - BURIAL - JIM JOHNSON - MARINE - Wednesday, 9-Jan-2019

- LOCATION: National Cemetery Bushnell, FL.

- SHOW TIME SEABREEZE: 0945 Hrs     DEPART: 1000 Hrs    GO TIME: 1100 Hrs

The following Color Guard Members have volunteered for this assignment:

 - Neil Stapleton

 - Garf Cooper

 - Jack Boland

 - John Little

 - Tom Ross

 - Fred Frederiksen

 - Mark Rhodes

 - Lee Cerovac

MCL Detachment Commandant - Nathan PrattChaplin/Bugler                             - David Sylvia

Thank you in advance for your willingness to serve.

Semper Fi Marines.

Neil A. Stapleton

MCL Color Guard Commander

Sent for the Sr Vice Commandant & Communications Officer John Davies, 

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