Death Notices

Lester Johnson, Kevin Hodge, Richard Downer

Lester Johnson

Lester M. Johnson of Montesano died Tuesday, July 20, 2021. He was 99.

He had worked for Aberdeen Plywood and Grays Harbor Chair, and later retired from the National Guard Armory’s maintenance department.

There will be a celebration of life at 11 a.m. Friday, July 30, at the Montesano Assembly of God Church. An urn committal will be at the Wynoochee Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.

Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Kevin L. Hodge

Kevin Lee Hodge of Aberdeen died at his home Thursday, July 22, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. He was 57.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Aug. 14, at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Aberdeen.

A complete obituary will appear in The Daily World.

Cremation arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

Richard A. Downer

Richard Allyn Downer of Oakville died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at home. He was 78.

Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen and Montesano.