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Roy Lee Johnson


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Johnson, Roy Lee Was born September 13, 1931 to the late Ophelia Elgin and Bennie Johnson, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He met and married the love of his life, Marva Corease (Hillman) Johnson and soon relocated to Gary, IN and to this union of 34 years, 5 children (Valerie, Eldred, Elden, LaJuona and Triphena) were born. Roy made his transition peacefully to be with the LORD, surrounded by his devoted children on the early morn of January 27, 2015. He was a devoted family man. Roy was a member of St. Hedwig Catholic Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and sister, Mattie Elgin. He leaves to cherish his beloved children: three daughters, Valerie (Tinoah) Crumedy, Triphena Johnson both of Gary, IN, LaJuona Johnson of Atlanta, GA; two sons, Eldred (Janelle) Johnson of Indianapolis, IN, Elden Johnson of Arlington, TX; grandchildren, Gabriel, Alyssa, Malachi, Joshua, Keona and Marcus; great-grandchild, Xavier; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, January 30, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Family hours from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Guy and Allen, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary, IN. Funeral Mass Services will be held at St. Hedwig Church, 1737 Connecticut Street, Gary, IN 46407 at 10:00 a.m. Interment, Oak Hill Cemetery, 4450 Harrison Street, Gary, IN.

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Published in the Post Tribune on Jan. 29, 2015
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