Obituary of James Johnson
James “Jim” Johnson was born February 19, 1947 in Ironton, Missouri to Arnold and Dorothy (Dinger) Johnson. He was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 24, 2021 at the age of 74.
Jim grew up in downtown St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Decatur, Illinois where he graduated from Eisenhower High School 1965.
Jim began his 35-year career at Norfolk Southern Railroad at the age of 19, in 1965. He held many positions during that time and moved from Decatur, Illionois to Kentucky, then Georgia where he retired in management in 2000. From there Jim moved to Lake Ozark, Missouri to be closer to family and friends. He had a passion for cars and worked part-time detailing vehicles at Vince Kolb Auto Sales for a few years. He enjoyed fishing and in his spare time, he worked on his house and in his yard.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers Dennis Wayne Johnson and Robert William Johnson.
He is survived by his four daughters Jackie Lown, Julie (Scott) Crouch, Marissa Johnson, and Elena Johnson; his two sons Tim (Tara) Johnson and Brandon Johnson; three sisters Debbie (Tom) Robinson, Taina Johnson, and Tammy (Skip) Zey; brother Ron Johnson; eight grandchildren Andrew Lown, Amanda Lown, Alexis Lown, Straton Johnson, Balie Johnson, Hannah Crouch, Benjamin Crouch, and Parkar Wells; one great grandchild Liam Lown; and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 11:00am – 3:00pm at Four Seasons POA Activity Center in Lake Ozark, Missouri for friends and family.
Celebration of Life
1270 South Business Highway 5
Camdenton, Missouri 65020
14384 West Business Highway 54
Macks Creek, Missouri 65786
514 Highway 42
Osage Beach, Missouri 65065