LAWNDALE- Glenn Howard Johnson, 82, of 105 Magnolia Lane, died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Crawley Memorial Hospital in Boiling Springs.
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Born Oct.26, 1929, in Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Loyd Lester Johnson and Brunie Hunt Johnson.
Glenn was retired after 45 years of service from North Carolina Department of Transportation- Division of Highways as a supervisor for the Traffic Services Department. He also worked 10 years for Cleveland Eye Clinic and Surgery Center. Glenn was a lifetime member of Kistler's United Methodist Church, Lawndale American Legion, Lawndale Masonic Lodge No. 486 and also served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Blaine, Bob and Paul Johnson; and a sister, Diane Ekard.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Peeler Johnson; daughter, Glenda Childers and husband, Chris; and two grandchildren, Christopher Glenn Childers and Christa LeeAnn Childers; three sisters, Irene Luckadoo and husband, Eugene of Lawndale, Jackie Bruner and husband, Bobby of Hildebran and Linda Proctor and husband, Danny of Lawndale; two sister-in-laws, Joan Johnson and Rachel Johnson both of Lawndale and a brother-in-law, Tommy Ekard of Hickory, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Kistler's United Methodist Church, Lawndale. The body will be placed in the church thirty minutes before the service
Officiated By: The Rev. David Hiatt
Burial: Kistler's United Methodist Church Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to, Kistler's United Methodist Church, c/o Bob White, 837 E. Main Street, Shelby, NC 28150.
Online Condolences: stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on May 1, 2012