Roy “Captain Roy” Johnsen of League City, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2022 in Webster, Texas at the age of 77. He was born on May 20, 1945 in Sortland, Norway to Ernst and Judith Johnsen. Roy started his career as a seafarer at and early age and advanced to being a Captain for Odfjell at the young age of 27. He spent his whole career with the same company. He worked at the Norwegian Seamans Church in Houston for several years after retiring. He loved spending time with his family above everything. He was very proud of his two grandchildren, Ingrid and Magnus Cates. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially fishing with his brothers in Norway. He had a great faith in God, which only grew stronger in his last 7 years.
Roy was preceeded in death by his parents, Ernst and Judith Johnsen, parents in law Carl Archtander and Hjoerdis Andersen
He is survived by his loving wife Sylvi, daughter Aleth Merethe Cates and husband Douglas Cates, grandchildren Ingrid and Magnus Cates, Sister Eirin Arntsen and husband Hans Richard Arntsen, brothers, Yngve Johnsen and wife Jorun, Tommy Johnsen and Oeystein Johnsen and wife Tina.
The Family will receive friends on Friday, October28, 2022 at 10:00am with a Ceremony at 12:00pm at the Norwegian Seamans Church in Houston, 4309 Young Street, Pasadena, Texas 77504.
Flowers are welcome as well as donations to The Bay Area Club chapter of AA.