Reid Johnson

Reid Johnson, 51, of Sandy Hook, formerly of Ridgefield, passed away on February 7, 2015.

Reid was born in Coral Gables, FL, the son of Thomas and Jo Ann (Cain) Johnson.

He attended Ridgefield schools and was a graduate of Ridgefield High School. He received his bachelor’s degree and MBA from Baylor University.

Reid was active in Troop 116, Boy Scouts of America, and earned the rank of Eagle Scout in January, 1981. He has been the Assistant Scout Master for Troop 770, Newtown, CT, for several years.

He was a Second Vice-President, Global Consolidation Group, General Reinsurance Corporation.

Reid was an active member of the Ridgefield Baptist Church where he had held the position of trustee for several years. He had a strong faith and the family finds peace and comfort in the knowledge that he is with his Lord and Savior now.

He is survived by his two children, Brandon and Amanda, and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Johnson. He is also survived by two sisters: Ruth (Jonathan) Goldenthal and Heather (Jonathan) Blanchard, and three nephews, Alex, David, and Ethan Goldenthal. He is also survived by his former wife, Stephanie Bush. Other survivors include aunts and uncles Carolyn (John) Phares, Jim (Sally) Johnson, and Elizabeth Johnson as well as two cousins, Shannon Phares and Mariah Blackwell.

Funeral services will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Ridgefield Baptist Church, 325 Danbury Road, Ridgefield. Friends will be received at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Interment will take place in the spring at Maple Shade Cemetery, Ridgefield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Johnson Children Education Fund: PO Box 459; Ridgefield, CT 06877.

Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield, is in charge of arrangements.

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