L. E. Johnson

L. E. Johnson

L. E. Johnson, 83, of Denham Springs, LA, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home. He was a native of Forest, LA.

He served and defended our country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. L.E. also served his community as a Scout Master of the Boy Scouts for 35 years with Troop 83. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. His family and friends will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume Friday, Oct. 26, from 11:00 a.m. until service at 1:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. Tommy Higginbottom. Burial will be at Beech Ridge Cemetery, Denham Springs, LA.

Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Marlis Myrick Johnson; daughter, Peggy Johnson Lang; sons, Larry and Jerry Johnson; grandchildren, Rachelle Bales, Blake Johnson, Josh Lang, Ben Johnson, Shawn Lang, Brooke Johnson, Ciara Johnson and Christopher Lang;

5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Johnson and Johnnie Rollinson; and brother, Edwin Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.E.

"Buck" Johnson and Glenda Valentine Johnson; sister, Maedine Chappell; and brother, Wayne Johnson. Pallbearers will be Larry, Jerry, Ben, Edwin and Gary Johnson, and Josh Lang.

Honorary pallbearers will be Blake Johnson, Shawn and Christopher Lane.

Please sign the online guestbook by visiting www.sealefuneral.com

Seale Funeral Home

Denham Springs, LA

Published in The News Star on Oct. 24, 2012