Robert Bruce Johnson was born on 29 May 1936 in Monroe, Michigan and died on 29 November 1970 in Vietnam. His family moved to and lived many times in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Michigan. Father — Hughie H. Johnson, born in Tazewell, Claiborne County, TN. Mother — Trula Jenning, also born in TN.
Robert Johnson was married to Carolyn Rideout on 8 November 1956 in Maine. According to newspaper articles, they had 5 children.
He is buried at Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine.