Nick A. Johnson, 87, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 7, 1926 in Lima, OH to the late Alex N. and Anna (Kanaris) Johnson. He is also preceded in death by his twin brother, James Alex Johnson.
Nick is survived by his good friend, Dixie Alexander of New Hampshire; a brother, John A. Johnson of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; sister-in-law, Helen Morris of Urbana; and several nieces and nephews.
Nick owned and operated Nick’s Delicatessen in Bellefontaine for many years. A WWII Army Veteran serving over in Italy, Nick was a licensed pilot and a member of the Greek Orthodox Church in Springfield, Ohio, State Highway Patrol Auxiliary, the American Legion for 68 years, Elks, D.A.V. (Disabled American Veteran), and the Drum and Bugle Corp. Nick was collector of memorabilia and loved to fish in Canada and feed the birds.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 26, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine with visitation from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will be in the Bellefontaine Cemetery with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Eichholtz Funeral Home handled the arrangements and condolences may be expressed at: www.edsfh.com.