OBITUARY

Raymond Leon Johnson Jr.

January 28, 1966February 20, 2018
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Raymond L. Johnson, Jr., 52, of Rosedale, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on January 28, 1966, in Terre Haute to Raymond Johnson, Sr. and Judy (Wilson) Johnson Smith.

Raymond is survived by his father, Raymond Johnson, Sr. and wife Barbara of Terre Haute; children, Justin Johnson, Tyler Johnson, and Brenda Johnson, all of Rosedale; brother, Johnny Johnson and wife Stephanie of Seelyville; sisters, Debbie Ritchey and husband Mark of Rockville, Brenda Johnson of Rosedale; special cousins and fishing buddies, Ricky Laznik and Robert Johnson; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and last, but not least, his beloved dog, Angel.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Smith.

Raymond graduated from Terre Haute North High School in 1984. He was a proud member of the Laborer’s Union Local 204. He worked for over 20 years at Plant Brothers. Raymond loved to work and was a dedicated, hard worker. His family would like to thank Pete Plant and Carl Lu of Plant Bros. for their kindness and compassion during Raymond’s illness.

A true outdoorsman, Raymond loved to go fishing and hunting. Recently, during his battle with cancer, he caught a catfish with his bare hands while wearing his chemotherapy bag. He also enjoyed riding his Harley, especially with his brother and sister-in-law. Raymond was a long-time member of the Wabash Valley Motorcycle Club. His family will lovingly remember him as a strong man with a zest for life, love for family, and spirit of adventure. He will be truly missed.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at Mattox Wood Funeral Home and again from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 24. Services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, at the funeral home. Raymond will be laid to rest in Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mattoxwood.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Funeral Ceremony Saturday, February 24, 2018
REMEMBERING

Raymond Leon Johnson Jr.

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Danny Sedam

February 24, 2018

A long time friend and classmate that will be missed.

February 22, 2018

Love to you always

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