Ernest F. ‘Butch’ Johnson

Ernest F. “Butch” Johnson, 71, Altoona, died Sunday at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Altoona, son of Joseph M. Jr. and Elsie I. (Carland) Johnson. Surviving are three brothers: Richard, David and Ralph; and two sisters: Toni Lang and Deborah Coyler. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph III; and a sister, Dorotha Jones. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Anthony P. Scaglione Funeral Home, 1908 Seventh Ave., Altoona. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.