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Ray H. Johnson

 
August 20, 1927 - May 31, 2015
 

Ray H. Johnson, Jr. 87, of Springfield, died at 7:16 pm, Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Villa East in Sherman. He was born August 20, 1927 in Springfield. His mother died when he was four years old and he was raised by his father and step-mother Ray and Pauline Johnson, Sr. He married Geraldine M. Albert November 20, 1949 and she preceded him in death July 30, 2008.

Also preceding him in death were his parents, one sister, Lorraine Wood and two brothers, Robert and Roy Johnson.

Survivors include one daughter Debra M. (James Davis) Treadwell of Springfield; two sons, David R. (Julie) Johnson of Springfield and Kevin R. (Mari) Johnson of Sugar Grove; five grandchildren, Breann (AJ) Nevins, Brittney (Scott) Snider, Timothy Johnson, Bradley Johnson and Gregory Treadwell; three great-grandchildren, Baylee Nevins, Lennyn Nevins and JD Snider; one sister Pat Lepkowicz of Georgia; one brother, Charles (Mary) Johnson of LeRoy, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

Ray was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a member of Northside Methodist Church. He was a avid Cubs and Bears fan and a volunteer at the Midwest Methodist Distribution Center. He enjoyed fishing shooting pool and loved to grow roses.

Mr. Johnson worked at George Grimmett setting tile and terrazzo for over 40 years. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II.

Visitation: 4 – 7 pm Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 9:30 am Friday, June 5, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Millhouse officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Methodist Distribution Center

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

Time: 09:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Methodist Distribution Center


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

Time: 09:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Methodist Distribution Center


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