Ruben A. Johnson, 82, passed away October 22, 2012 in Norfolk General Hospital. He was born in 1930 to the late Ernest A. and Hazel E. Johnson in North Carolina. He was a member of the Bartee Street VFW Lodge 4809, American Legion – Oceanview, Democratic Club as well as Tidewater Senior Golfers Association in Oceanview. He was an avid golfer, and loved the game. Left to cherish his memory are his sons; Johnny Johnson and Patrick Johnson and his wife Melissa,, grandson; Alex, siblings; Donald Johnson and his wife Georgia, Peggy Hinkle, and Glenn Johnson and his wife Ruth, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Maria Johnson, and his brother Rudolph Johnson. A graveside service will be held in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, E. Virginia Beach Blvd on Saturday at 11:00 am with full military honors. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to Horton Wreath Society 1401 Trapelo Ct. Virginia Beach VA, 23456. Altmeyer Funeral Home – Southside Chapel is in charge of services. Please visit altmeyer.com to express condolences to the family.