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Ray Johnson

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Ray Johnson, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio and formerly of London, Ohio passed away Monday, April 6th, 2020 at the V.A. Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born December 23rd, 1932 in Louisa, Kentucky to the late James and Myrtle (Eades) Johnson.

Ray is survived by his wife, Bernadine (Krumm) Johnson whom he was to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with on April 16th; sons: Tom Johnson and Bradley (Robin) Johnson; daughter, Carla Carlos; brothers: Leonard Johnson, George Johnson, and Richard “Dick” Johnson; as well as several nieces, nephews, and special family friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Madge Polidera and Shirley Jones; and a brother, Gerald Johnson.

Ray served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He retired from the Dial Corporation in London, Ohio. He was a member of several organizations including the Lions Club, the DAV, the American Legion, and he was a Mason.

Per his wishes no public services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the local DAV, 170 Pearl Street, Jackson, OH 45640. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson.

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