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 Lillard Lawrence Johnson

Lillard Lawrence Johnson

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Death 27 Oct 2012 (aged 97)
Burial Avon, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100014424 · View Source
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Lillard Lawrence Johnson, 97 years of age, and a resident of Amherst Township, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Oct. 27, 2012 while surrounded by his family at home.
Lillard was born Feb. 14, 1915, in Elkorn, W.V. and raised in Beckley, W.V. until the age of 37 when he moved to Amherst Township which has been his home ever since.
Lillard worked as a coal miner in the coal industry for 20 years and for the Ford Motor Company in Lorain as an assemblyman for 16 years, retiring in 1975. After giving his life to Christ, Lillard was very active and dedicated to living out his Christian faith. As a member of Broadway Assembly Church in Lorain since 1953, Lillard served on the board of deacons for 10 years and taught Sunday School for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time and spent many years repairing lawnmowers.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Mary Ann Johnson (nee Bowmar); a foster son and daughter and his brother, Avery Johnson, of Craborchard, W.V.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 65 years, Mildred Ann Johnson (nee Howington) in 1995; his brother, Shirley; his half-brothers, John, Hew, and Charlie Strock; his sisters, Leona Wheeler and Hallie Mederith; and his parents, Lee Lillard and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson (nee Miller).
Friends may call Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 from noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. at the Broadway Assembly Church, 5495 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. The Rev. Matt Jones will officiate. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Garden, Avon, Ohio.
Memorial contributions in Lillard's memory may be given to the family.
The Hempel Funeral Home was honored to serve the family of Lillard Johnson.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.


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  • Created by: irish mom
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lillard Lawrence Johnson (14 Feb 1915–27 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014424, citing Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon, Lorain County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by irish mom (contributor 47849866) .