Rafer Johnson Death – Dead, Obituary, Funeral, Cause Of Death, Passed Away : On December 3rd, 2020, InsideEko Media learned about the death of Rafer Johnson through social media publications made on Twitter.
InsideEko is yet to confirm Rafer Johnson‘s cause of death as no health issues, accident or other causes of death has been learned to be associated to the passing.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Johnson so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Rafer Johnson Death
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration and gratitude towards Johnson as people mourn the passing.
Rest In Peace to my role model, Mr. Rafer Johnson. He was a great person, a humble champion and a proud Bruin. It was an honor to meet you, get to know you and your family. My condolences to Mrs. Betsy Johnson, Jenny, Kevin, and my college teammate, roommate & amazing friend Josh https://t.co/eepcTlPP3B
— meb keflezighi (@runmeb) December 3, 2020
“Rafer Johnson, who was crowned the world’s greatest athlete after winning the decathlon gold medal at the 1960 Olympics and later helped tackle Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin, died on Wednesday at the age of 86” – Reuters – R.I.P. – https://t.co/H7JGXXX230
— Mike Otis (@MikeorMrMike) December 3, 2020
Sad to learn of passing of Rafer Johnson. I met him in mid 1970’s when he presented award I received along with others for work on Affirmative Action. He had many accomplishments besides Olympic Decathalon champ…just as a side note he helped disarm RFK assassin. May he RIP. https://t.co/cDpqhw4hk7
— Tricia S.💛 (@29Sinclair) December 3, 2020
Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86. https://t.co/VXel46xk2D
— WNDU (@WNDU) December 3, 2020
— Ryan A. Vienna (@RyanAVienna) December 3, 2020
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