William C. Johnson, 78, of Vestal, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2011, at Lourdes Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents, William C. and Dorothy E. Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joanne P. Johnson of Vestal; 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Brian W. and Sue Ann Johnson of Vestal, Robert A. Johnson of Endicott, William T. and Sandra M. Johnson of Chenango Forks; grandsons, Brian E. Johnson, Petty officer United States Navy of State College, PA, William H. Johnson of Chenango Forks; brother and sister-in-law, Robert L. and Diane D. Johnson of Waterford, CT. William graduated from Buckley High School, Hartford, CT. There he was the President of the Model Airplane Club and continued his love of his hobby until his passing. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, motorcycle riding, and his Labrador Retrievers, spending time with his grandsons, and flying remote controlled airplanes and working on cars with his sons. He was a retired employee of Singer-Link Simulation from 1967-1991. He served in the US Air Force for 16 years. Funeral and interment Services will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. from the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home Inc., 765 Main St., Vestal. The Rev David C. Seaver will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Sunday from 2 p.m. until service time at 4. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society , 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790.