Ralph Conrad Johns, 58, of Mansfield, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Ralph was born May 13, 1955, in Elmira, N.Y., a son of Wilbur W. and Margaret (Stull) Johns. He celebrated 22 ½ years of marriage with Sarah (Bolt) Johns.
Ralph was owner and operator of Mill Creek Equipment Sales and Service for 12 years. He had worked as an electrician at Kennedy Valve for five years. He was a member of Living Word Fellowship. Ralph enjoyed hunting, fishing, stocking trout, cutting firewood, coaching soccer, baseball, was a NASCAR fan and an original Star Trek fan. Ralph was an excellent drummer and played a snare drum with the Roseville Rinky Dinks.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Sarah; a daughter, Jamaica Johns of Mansfield; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jason Johns of Millerton, Travis and Maggie Johns of Mansfield, David and Cyndi Johnson of Mansfield, Zachary Johnson of Mansfield; four grandchildren, Emerald Walker, Ava and Jacob Johnson, Gabrielle Johns; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Anita Moran of Portland, Ore.; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Louise and Ross Neu of Troy, Linda Johns of Lantana, Fla. Ralph was predeceased by his parents and Sarah's son, Jacob M. W. Johnson in 1986.
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, April 18, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 19, from 9 to 10 a.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 10 a.m., at the funeral chapel with Pastor J. Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will be at Wildwood Cemetery, 1151 Cemetery St., Williamsport. Memorial donations may be made in Ralph's memory to Bear Creek Fishing Club, Living Word Fellowship Church, 1285 Charleston Rd., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901 or the Roseville United Methodist Church, Box 4118, Rte. 549, Mansfield, Pa. 16933. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com