Richard “Dick” Johnson, president of the Society of Plastics Engineers for the 1985-1986 year, died Feb. 6 in Lake Zurich, Ill. He was 83.
Johnson, who owned a machinery sales company, Johnson Plastic Equipment, served as president of SPE's Chicago Section for 1974-1975. He was active in the Plastics Pioneers Association, serving on the Plastics History and Artifacts Committee.
An avid golfer, Johnson was a member of Medinah Country Club for more than 30 years.
A memorial visitation will be held March 1 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. that day at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness, Ill.