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James R. Johnson
June 14, 1942 ~ June 20, 2017
June 28, 2017
James R. Johnson, 75, died on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at his home in the Yaak of natural causes. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Johnson Family Cemetery.

He was born at Chicago on June 14, 1942, to Roy and Pearl Johnson.

James moved to Big Fork, Montana, in 1967, and worked for Westmont Tractor and the Libby Dam. He owned Johnson Lumber in Bigfork and Kalispell and Sealy Lake. He later founded CHLORRID International, Inc.

Survivors include his children Jason Johnson, Chattaroy, Washington, Doug Johnson, Post Falls, and Laurie Johnson, Reardon, Washington, grandchildren Cynthia, Kyle, Tiffany and Sydney; and great grandchildren Kristen and Degone.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital or to the Yaak Volunteer Fire Department-Search and Rescue.