Johnson, John T. fortified with the Sacraments of holy mother church on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born in Caruthersville, Mo on May 31, 1935 to the late Luther B. and Veronica (nee Brunnert) Johnson, beloved husband and best friend of Eleanor M. (nee Ruzicka) Johnson; loving father of Terri (Tim) Wolk. Sandi (Mike) Timmons, John Johnson, Michael (Peggy) Nice and Debbie (Mike) Redd; cherished grandpa of Parker (Tara) Timmons, Emily (Justin) Lamar, Paige (Chuck) Lauder, Alex (Brianna) Wolk. Meghan Redd, Michael Nice, Drake Johnson, Madison Johnson, Abby Nice, Andrew Nice and Madelyn Redd and Great-Grandpa of 7; treasured brother of Margaret (Earl) Coppage, Paul (the late Martha) Johnson, Agnes ( the late Jerry) Cobb, Mike (Trudy) Johnson, Pat (Maryann) Johnson, Chris (Wannie) Johnson, Gerry Johnson and the late Richard (Survived by Barbara) Johnson, Joseph (survived by Dotty) Johnson and Gertie (the late Wayne) Morlan; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, coach and friend to many.
John was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Church in Arnold, the Knights of Columbus Counsel # 6018 and proudly served his country as a Navy Corpsman during the Korean War and a pro-life advocate. He was an avid sportsman and coached many teams through the years, often stepping in when others couldn’t, his greatest joy was spending time with his family, whom he cherished. Gone….. but never forgotten, rest in peace.
A memorial Visitation to celebrate John’s life will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Arnold on Friday, March 18, from 9 a.m. until time Mass 10 a.m. Interment to follow at J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers masses preferred, but also donations to St. Vincent DePaul Society or a charity of your choice appreciated. Please send acknowledgements to KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. St Louis, Mo 63129 as they can be forwarded on to the family.