September 12, 1950 - August 28, 2020
William Earl “Bill” Johnson, age 69, of Huntington, died at 11:29 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana. A memorial service will immediately follow at 12 p.m. Saturday at Bailey-Love Mortuary. The family requests instead of flower gifts, memorial contributions be made to Doreen Johnson for funeral expenses, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana, 46750. Bill was born on September 12, 1950 in Huntington, the son of Earl A. and Effie M. (Goble) Johnson. He graduated from Huntington High School in 1968 and married Doreen Petersen on January 23, 1988 in Huntington. Bill worked for Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream in Huntington. Retiring after 30 years and ran his own lawn care business, Johnson Lawn Care. He was a life member of the VFW Post #2689 Auxiliary of Huntington and a member of the Huntington County Sheriff’s Disaster Team. He sponsored co-ed softball for many years and enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR, working on cars, and coloring with his grandchildren. Most of all, he loved his family and his beloved dog named Gracie Mae. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Doreen Johnson of Huntington, three daughters, Kelly (Troy) Weinley of Huntington, Dana (Stephanie) Smart of Lexington Park, Maryland, and Jillian (Brandon) Keister of Plymouth, a son David Smart of Anderson, three grandchildren, Aarika (Matt) Whitesell of Huntington, Arianna Keister of Plymouth, and Emma Smart of Lexington Park, Maryland, two great grandsons Lee Whitesell and William Whitesell, both of Huntington. He is also survived by two sisters, Susan (Roger) Couch and Laura (Larry) Dinius, both of Roanoke. His parents precede him in death.
William Earl “Bill” Johnson, age 69, of Huntington, died at 11:29 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Bailey-Love... View Obituary & Service Information
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