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Rex E. Johnson Sr. 64

Rex Edward Johnson Sr. 64, of Burlington. died in his residence unexpectedly on Friday October 26, 2012.

Rex was born in Sheridan. January 23, 1948, the son of the late James Elmer and Hazel Cekert Johnson, and was a graduate of Sheridan, IN. High School.

He served in the U. S. Army during the Viet Nam War and was a retired employee of J. I. Case in Bettendorff, Iowa.

Surviving are two daughters, Ginny Renfrow (husband: Gary), of Attica and Autumn Karras, of Morrison, Ill.; a son, Rex E. Johnson II, of Lafayette; a sister, Ida Mae Price, of Tennessee; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Verlin Lee Johnson; and by a sister, Leona M. Ford.

Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, 1104 Columbia St., Lafayette, from Noon until the service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor Mike Vauters officiating, with interment in West Point Cemetery with American Legion graveside rites.

Memories and condolences may be left at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Oct. 29, 2012
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