JOHNSON Freddie A. Johnson Sr., 66, of California, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was born May 11, 1952, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of the late Charles and Helen (Johnson) Johnson. On March 6, 1973, in California, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Carolyn R. (Johnson) Johnson who survives of the home. Other survivors include: Son, Frederick A. Johnson Jr. of California, Mo.; daughter, Angela Murphy (Kevin) of Texas; three grandchildren, Genevieve and Myles Murphy, and Harper Johnson A son, Phillip J. Johnson, and two brothers, Michael and Herman Johnson preceded him in death. Freddie was employed with Carpenter Union #945 for 12 years and then for the MODOT bridge crew for 25 years. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church of California, Mo. He was an avid fisherman and was a friend to all and truly never met a stranger. Visitation will be Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of California, Mo. with the Funeral Service beginning at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Michael Jackson and Pastor Gordon Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at the California City Cemetery. Memorials in his name are suggested to the United Methodist Church of California, Mo. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of California, Mo.