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Published November 09, 2013, 12:00 AM

Donald A. Johnson

Donald A. Johnson, 76, of Culpeper died Friday, November 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born May 30, 1937 in Detroit Lakes, MN to the late Leonard and Freda Benson Johnson.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Fargo Central High School in Fargo, ND in 1955 and served in the Air National Guard from 1954-1958 and then the Naval Air Reserve from 1958-1960. He was employed by the CIA for 32 years. He served in Washington, DC, London, England for 7 years and in Langley, VA. He was a recipient of the Intelligence Commendation Medal. After retiring in 1987 from the CIA, he was employed for 10 years by the Supply Cabinet in Manassas, VA. After moving to Culpeper in 1998, he worked part time for Scott Evans of the County Farm Service. Mr. Johnson was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching horse racing, doing carpentry, wood work, gardening and entertaining his grandkids.

Donald A. Johnson

Donald A. Johnson, 76, of Culpeper died Friday, November 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born May 30, 1937 in Detroit Lakes, MN to the late Leonard and Freda Benson Johnson.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Fargo Central High School in Fargo, ND in 1955 and served in the Air National Guard from 1954-1958 and then the Naval Air Reserve from 1958-1960. He was employed by the CIA for 32 years. He served in Washington, DC, London, England for 7 years and in Langley, VA. He was a recipient of the Intelligence Commendation Medal. After retiring in 1987 from the CIA, he was employed for 10 years by the Supply Cabinet in Manassas, VA. After moving to Culpeper in 1998, he worked part time for Scott Evans of the County Farm Service. Mr. Johnson was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching horse racing, doing carpentry, wood work, gardening and entertaining his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Johnson; two children, Geoffrey Johnson and his wife, Leslie Geer of Savannah, GA and Carla L. Spear and her husband, Dave of Manassas; three sisters, Eunice Kunkel of Pacoima, CA, Lenore Karasseferian and her husband, Bogas of Granada Hills, CA and Dorothy Weakley and her husband, Gaston of Culpeper; and eight grandchildren, David, Jonathan, Abigail, Hannah, Timothy, Phoebe, Stephen, and Joseph Spear, all of Manassas.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John, James and Floyd Johnson.

A time of remembrance will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 5 to 7pm at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper, Virginia 22701

An online guestbook and tribute wall are available at www.foundandsons.com

Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.

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