Philip Johnson, Class of 1963

Posted May 20, 2020

Philip Johnson Miamisburg Oh Obituary

Philip Johnson ’63 died March 17, 2020. Phil was born in Lima, Ohio on July 20, 1934 to the late Elizabeth (Royer) and Horace Glenn Johnson.

Phil graduated from Berea High School in 1954, received a BA from Otterbein College, (Alpha Tau Omega) and a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton. He worked from 1962 until his retirement in 1991 at the Mound Laboratory in Miamisburg. Following his retirement, he was a consultant to the Miamisburg Mound Community Improvement Corp. during closure of Mound Lab and conversion of that site to a privately owned industrial park. Phil was an active member of the Mound Flying Club, Miamisburg Rotary Club, MG Car Club, and Miamisburg Historical Society. He gave generously of his time to Rotary, the Historical Society, and the former Burg Center (for Miamisburg’s underprivileged youth) and was a long time member of Trinity Church where he served on Consistory and sang in the choir.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife Nancy (Weber) and his siblings, LaVonne Diaspro, Carl Johnson and Robert Johnson, and step-daughter Kim Christoph.
He is survived by his daughters Elizabeth Mauch (Tim Garvey) and Susan Smiley (Tim); wife Sandra (Waggoner-Lunte) Johnson and her daughters Teri Koeth (William), Denise Davis (Rodger), and Sandra Lunte (Anthony Cortellini); grandson James Philip Mauch; and stepgrandchildren Brian Christoph, Laura Perry (Donald), and Leah Davis.