May 15, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:00 PM Abundant Life Church
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 12-2 pm
Fay A. Johnson, 69 of Urbana, passed away, Sunday, May 15, 2011 in Mercy Memorial Hospital Urbana, Ohio.
He was born February 12, 1942 in Allen County, IN the son of Oscar Lee and Leah M. (Smith) Johnson.
Fay retired from Navistar after 47 years of service. He was a 20 + year member of the Abundant Life Church Springfield, Ohio. He enjoyed coaching Youth Hockey in Ft. Wayne, IN for many years and was an avid Jeff Gordon NASCAR fan.
He is survived by his wife, Bonita (Troyer) Johnson; his sons, Timothy Howard Johnson of Huntertown, IN, Mark Alan (Debbie) Johnson of Ft. Wayne, IN and Ty Jason (Angela) Zimmer of Urbana, OH; his daughter, Keely Zimmer of Urbana, OH; his grandchildren, Joshua, Erica, Sarah, David “Kiddlehopper”, Adam, Tieler and Kameron; his brothers, Larry Johnson of Avilla, IN and Rex Johnson of Decatur, IN; his sister Kay Bugert of LaOtto, IN, as well as several nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Jennifer Lynn Johnson; his brother, Ken Johnson and his brother in-law, Bob Bugert.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in the Abundant Life Church, 1521 E. Home Rd., Springfield, OH with Pastor Greg Jones officiating; the family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m.
Burial will be held in the Riverview Cemetery in Churubusco, IN on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Abundant Life Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at vernonfh.com. Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.