Gary Van Johnson Memorial

Gary Van Johnson, 68, of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. He was born October 27, 1951, in Burlington, VT son of the late Orion Johnson and Frances DeMelia Johnson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia S. Johnson of Murrells Inlet; one son, Michael Johnson and his wife Renee of Milton, VT; four daughters, Dawn Marie Johnson of Greensboro, NC, Tayler Peak and her husband, Richard of Daphne, AL, Gretchen Godin and her husband, Ben of Columbia, CT, and Shannon Rice and her husband, Kevin Podmore of Worcester, MA; one sister, Irene Goroshko of New Port Richie, FL; and ten grandchildren, Courtney, Kyle, Ryan, Aiden, Jackson, Soren, Carter, Ellis, Faith, and Aaron.

Gary retired from IBM after thirty-three years. He was a member of Wachesaw East Golf Club for the last seventeen years. He was also a former member of the Surfside Beach Moose Lodge.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Gary’s name to the American Autism & Rehabilitation Foundation.