Robert Johnson to note 80th birthday with family


Robert Johnson will celebrate his 80th birthday with family.

He was born July 18, 1939, in Manly, Iowa, where he met his wife, Marcia. They moved to Eldridge in 1968, and Robert retired from Alcoa in 2000 after 32 years.

His past hobbies include flying his plane, driving his motorcycle, camping, and catching/releasing squirrels. He now enjoys spending time with his family, including his great-grandchildren, Shane, Oliver and Ellie.

His children are Kim Gates of Eldridge and Rod Johnson of Eldridge. He has six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

His family wants to wish him a happy 80th birthday and to thank him for always being there when it is needed most.