Darwin B. Johnson, retired marine mechanic

April 21, 2021

Mr. Darwin B. Johnson, 77, of Dagsboro passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021, at home.

Mr. Johnson was born in Roxana June 22, 1943, to the late Gladys Lynch. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his longtime companion Mabel C. Hough, a sister, Brenda, a special friend Donald Adkins and his canine friend Pooch.

Darwin was a retired marine mechanic. Over the years he was employed by Bob’s Marine, Short’s Marine, Pontoon Express, Rehoboth Bay Marina and Millsboro Ford. Darwin was blessed with the talent of being able to fix just about anything. He was a member of the Lower Sussex Kart Club, Milford Kart Club and attended The River Church in Roxana and also Crossroad Church in Georgetown.  He could be opinionated and cantankerous at times, but had a good heart.

He is survived by a daughter, Tammi of Salisbury, Md.; and two sons, Alan Hough and his wife Melanie of Millsboro, and Michael Hough and his wife Colleen, also of Millsboro; two brothers, Jeffrey Lynch and his wife Cheryl of Roxana, and Vincent Lynch and his wife Denise of Selbyville; as well as two sisters, Sharon Hudson and her husband Albert of Roxana, and Sandra Bennett and her husband Bruce of Roxana.  He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Kevin, Taylor, Emily, Savannah and Caroline Hough; as well as a special friend Bob Hudson of Virginia.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 23, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call from noon to 1 p.m., for viewing and visitation.  Interment will follow at the Roxana Cemetery.

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