Charles "Charlie" Johnson
Charles Robert Johnson
Lima, NY Passed away surrounded by love on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in Rochester, NY at age 59. He was formerly of Saratoga Springs, NY.
Charlie was born in Rochester, NY, on June 23, 1958. He graduated from Victor High School, SUNY Delhi, and Syracuse University. He was an architect and owner of Paradox Design Architecture, as well as Code Enforcement Officer for the villages of Honeoye Falls and Lima. He was a former adjunct instructor of interior design at Monroe Community College. He volunteered for his communities in numerous capacities over the course of his life. His volunteer work in Saratoga Springs included United Way, Rotary Club, and Habitat for Humanity. In the greater Rochester area, his community service included Lima Rotary Club, LifeResults, Mankind Project, Mendon Foundation, and Sanctuary at Crowfield Farm. Charlie was a Past President of Lima Rotary Club and received the Paul Harris Fellow Award.
Charlie loved the outdoors. He was a beekeeper, sailor, gardener, and owner of Longevity Ranch. He was a kind, loving, generous friend to anyone who needed one.
He was predeceased by his mother, Betty Brooks Johnson. He is survived by his wife Karen Waldron-Johnson, daughter Kelly Farraro Hubbard, son-in-law Brandon Hubbard, father Allen Johnson of Victor, NY, sister Sue Johnson of Saratoga Springs, NY, niece Anna Cherabin and nephew Sam Cherabin.
His Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 2 PM at the O’Connell-Dougherty Funeral Home, 2041 Lake Ave., Lima. Private interment at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions can be made to Lima Rotary Club PO Box 232 Lima, NY 14485, Life Results liferesults.org, Mankind Project 1138 Pinnacle Road, Henrietta, NY 14467, Sanctuary at Crowfield Farm 2480 Arcadia Zurich Road, Newark, NY 14513.