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FORT JENNINGS — David C. Johnson, 71, passed away July 19, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

His Family…He was born June 24, 1942, in Middleburg to the late Charles E. and Gladys I. Inskeep Johnson. He married Lyn E. Walp Johnson on Dec. 30, 1980, and she survives in rural Fort Jennings.

He is also survived by two children, Amanda Johnson (Ryan) Snyder and Jeremy Johnson; two sisters, Elinor (Leroy) Dowden and Nancy (Lyle) Boortz; and three grandchildren, Kristine N. Johnson, Matthew B. Johnson and Nicholas J. Johnson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristine A. Johnson; two brothers, Max Johnson and Frank Johnson; four sisters, Margaret (Paul) Ansley, Wilma (George) Pavlok, Mary Ann (Michael) Anoles and Juanita (Gay) Flaitz.

His Legacy… David retired from CenturyLink. He was a member of American Legion Post 715, Fort Jennings, and Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Rushmore. He served in the Air Force from 1960 to 1964. He was a police officer for the Village of Fort Jennings from 1987 to 1990. He was a member of the Cairo Sportsman’s Club. His hobbies included flying, shooting, reloading, motorcycling, boating, camping and rebuilding cars. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

His Farewell Services…Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos.

A celebration of David’s life will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Strayer Funeral Home, Delphos, with military honors by the American Legion Post 715. The Rev. Robert Morrison will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made in David’s memory to the benevolence of the family, St. Rita’s Hospice or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be shared at strayerfuneralhome.com.

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