July 31, 1930 - August 17, 2013
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, August 20 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
James M. “Jim” Johnson, 83, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 in Heartland of Urbana.
He was born July 31, 1930 in Mechanicsburg, OH the son of Haden and Larue (Ramey) Johnson.
Jim attended Mechanicsburg Schools. He spent numerous years working as a construction superintendent for Six Industries; and later opened his own business in Mechanicsburg, Johnson Saw Sharpening. Jim completely loved traveling with his wife throughout the entire United States in their RV. They were former members of the Good Sam Club and Past Assistant Wagon Masters of the club. Jim loved his grandkids and great grandkids. He loved to watch them play sports and they loved to ride on his golf cart.
He is survived by his daughter, Marsha Webb (Larry Greenwalt) of Mechanicsburg; his grandchildren, Victoria Wertz (James H. Spriggs), David Webb, Joseph Webb, James Greenwalt and Valarie Greenwalt, his great grandchildren, Anthony, Zane, Nolan & Alexander Wertz and James R. Spriggs; brother, Ben (Debbie) Johnson; several nieces and nephews; as well as an array of special friends, including Eloise Picklesimer.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen Johnson; brothers, Floyd, Homer, Frank, Haden Jr. and William Johnson; sister, Betty Dettman.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Linden Good officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, PO Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43075. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
MARSHA, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I HEARD ABOUT IT TODAY ,WEDNSDAY, I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO SEING JIM IN OCTOBER WHEN I COME UP. I DIDN’T KNOW HE WAS SO SICK. I WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOU AND THE FAMILY. MY PHONE NUMBER IS 813-361-1344AFRA PUHIONS