Ivan Leo Johnson, Jr. “Johnny”, 66, of Marble Hill, Mo., was born on Nov 14, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Ivan Leo Johnson, Sr. and Wilma “Sissy” Abernathy Johnson Dugger and departed this life on August 7, 2020, from Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Ivan married Beverly VanGennip on May 5, 1973, at St. Anthony Church in Glennon, Mo. She preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 2019. They were parents of five children: Josh (Libby) Johnson of Cape Girardeau, Emily (Packy) Johnson of Sedgewickville, Mo., Katie (Travis) Blanton of Jackson, Mo., Luke (Lotte) Johnson of Glen Allen, Mo., and Lauren (Boone) Gaines of Marble Hill, and 15 grandchildren.
He worked at the carpenter’s local and then traveled with the IBEW 1114 as an electrician.
Besides his children and grandchildren he is survived by two sisters: Debbie Long and Julia Chandler, both of Cape Girardeau.
Visitation and funeral services will be on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with Father David Coon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hutchings Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to the Marble Hill Food Pantry.
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