Carroll Eugene Johnson
January 19, 1927 – September 1, 2019
Carroll Eugene Johnson, 92, of Fort Wayne, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, September 1, 2019. He was born to the late Murray M. and Opal L. (Jenkins) Johnson in Fort Wayne on January 19, 1927. On July 30, 1950 in Fort Wayne he married his loving wife of 63 years, the late Nannie Fern (Bowling) Johnson. Carroll proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during WW II.
He worked as Merchandise Manager for K-Mart for many years before retiring. Carroll was a member of Angola United Methodist Church. He was a skilled woodworker, creating beautiful dollhouses, cradles, and rocking horses for his children and grandchildren, along with many fine pieces for his church. Carroll loved spending time at his home at Lake Gage and wintering in Bradenton, Florida.
He was father to Jennifer (Garrett) Cooper, Julianne Sefton, Laura (Ron) Katt; he was Papa to 9 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and one on the way; he is also survived by a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:00 am at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Pine Valley (1320 E Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825) with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also will be Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the HFNEI (the Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana).
A special thank you from the family to Parkview Hospice, the VA, and Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley.
- Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana
- Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
- Visitation Saturday, September 7, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, September 7, 2019
- Burial Saturday, September 7, 2019
- Preferred Memorial