Larry Johnson, 79, of Avilla, passed away on June 27, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Born in Whitley County, on January 4, 1941, to the late Oscar and Lea (Smith) Johnson.
Larry was not afraid to work. He retired from Harvester after 15 years. He also worked for the State of Indiana Highway and owned a bait shop and restaurant.
He was a member of the UAW.
Larry is survived by his two sons, Jerry (Linda) Johnson and Garry (Beth Ulrich) Johnson; a sister, Kay Bugert; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his daughter, Sherry Johnson; three brothers, Fay, Rex and Ken Johnson.
Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Friday, July 3, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.
Burial taking place at Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Wounded Warrior Project.
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Wounded Warrior Project
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