A. Paul Johnson
Born November 24, 1963
A. Paul Johnson, age 53, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017.
A native Delawarean, Paul was born in Wilmington on November 24, 1963, and was the son of the late Albert H. and L. Paula (Lindell) Johnson. He made his career with Adams Auto Parts in Wilmington, where he worked as parts deliverer. Paul also worked part time as a parking attendant for the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
Active in his community, Paul was a 38 year life member of Five Points Fire Company. In his early years there, he volunteered as an ambulance attendant and for the past 17 years, he served with the Fire Police, responding to between 75 and 218 incidents per year. Paul also gave of his time by volunteering as a bartender for many events at the fire hall and on a variety of the fire company’s committees, including the Bar & Hall and Fire Prevention Committees.
He is survived by his mother, L. Paula Johnson of Wilmington; brothers, Eugene C. Gene Johnson, Sr. (Jeanne) of Wilmington and James E. Johnson, Sr. (Patti) of New Castle; and nieces and nephews, Kaitlin Johnson (fiancÃ©, Joe McHugh), Eugene C. Johnson Jr., James E. Johnson, Jr., and Samantha L. Johnson.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 12 Noon until 2 pm on Sunday afternoon, October 29, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul’s memory may be made to the Five Points Fire Company, 209 S. Maryland Ave., Wilmington DE 19804.