Edward L. Johnson

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Edward L. Johnson

July 01, 1941 - October 06, 2018

Edward L. Johnson, 77, Kokomo, passed away at 5:11 p.m. Oct. 6, 2018, at Ascension St. Vincent, Kokomo. He was born July 1, 1941, in Tipton. He was the son of Montelle and Mildred (Kelly) Johnson. In November of 1992, he married Wanda Marie Jones, and she survives.
Edward was a graduate of Kokomo High School. He served with the United States Marine Corps as a corporal from 1958 to 1962. He retired from Chrysler Corp. after 30 years of service, and he was a member of UAW Local 1166. He loved motorcycles, classic cars, beer, and singing karaoke. Edward also enjoyed watching football, NASCAR, and playing pool.
Along with his wife, Marie, Edward is also survived by his children, Sonja (Kenneth) Tedlock, Vanessa Johnson, and Johnny (Sam) Wilson; daughter-in-law, Candy Wilson; grandchildren, Alisha Johnson, Ty Johnson, Kourtney Tedlock, Chase Tedlock, Nicholas Baker, Clarissa Baker, Shelby Wilson, and Frankie Wilson; great-grandson, Anthony Wilson; sister, Linda Fruth; nephews, Michael Johnson, Rick Johnson, Gordon Johnson, Donald Johnson, Shawn Johnson, Lawrence Johnson, Jeff Harrell, and Vincent Johnson; nieces, Kathy Fry, Lisa Flack, Cindy Harrell Steel, Kelly Johnson, and Anette Walker, and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tony Wilson; brothers, Lawrence, Ronald, David, Darrell, Robert, James, and Gary; and grandsons, Johnathan G. Wilson and John Anthony Wilson.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Pastor Paul Sutherland officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery, with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps and the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Edward's memory to We Care. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
Published on October 9, 2018
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Thursday October 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory

1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN, USA

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Friday October 12, 2018

10:00 AM

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory

1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN, USA

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