Jeff R. Johnson, 49, of Fairfield, son of the late Raymond and Jean Johnson, died Jan. 28 at Bridgeport Hospital.

Born in Bridgeport, he had been a lifelong Fairfield area resident. He was a member of Kennedy Center, participating in many of the agency's programs. He enjoyed bowling and art classes, and valued the friends he made at the center.

Survivors include a sister, Donna L. Hansen and her husband, Keith, of Ivoryton; a sister-in-law, Maureen Johnson of Chadds Ford, Pa.; two aunts, Natalie Vellturo and her husband, John, of Fairfield, and Helen Johnstone of Fairfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gregory Johnson.

Friends may greet the family on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road. A service will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Spollett officiating. Private burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kennedy Center, 2440 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull, CT 06611. For information or to sign an online guest register, visit