December 20, 1928 - March 20, 2020
Clifford (Cliff) Durrant Johnson passed away on March 20th, 2020 at the age of 91. Cliff was born in Didsbury on December 20th, 1928 and resided in Drumheller for 50 years. He is survived by his brother John, his children Larry (Rini), Donald (Moira), Karen (Christiane); his grandchildren, Laura, Daniel (Angie), Evelyne, Jesse and his great-grandson Parker. Cliff was predeceased by his parents Elnora & Bryan, wife Marion, brothers Clayton and Clive and his grandson Christopher (Adam).
His early years were spent as a mechanic and self-employed radio & TV technician. Later he became a schoolteacher and taught various subjects for many years at DCHS. Cliff had greater ambitions and eventually learned computer programming and used his skills to write programs for a number of businesses around the province. He truly was a jack of all trades and showed great aptitude for the construction or repair of almost anything.
Cliff was a volunteer firefighter many years ago and enjoyed many outdoor activities, especially gardening. He built and operated Ham Radios and connected with people from all over the world. Cliff was an avid pool player and enjoyed playing cards and reading. He was also known for his quick wit and dry sense of humor.
Because of the COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions there will be no funeral.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Myasthenia Gravis Association of BC, 2805 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC. V5R 5H9
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements.