Howard M. Johnson, 87, of Bargersville, passed away June 7, 2014, at his residence.
He was born April 23, 1927, in Indianapolis, to Leslie and Lucille (Chandler) Johnson. He married Anna Marie (Magendanz) Johnson on April 30, 1948, she preceded him in death on June 13, 2012.
He was a United States Navy Veteran. He was a member of Edinburgh VFW and American Legion Post. He enjoyed Indiana University basketball and Notre Dame football.
He retired in 1985 from Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis after 35 years of service.
Survivors include his children, Dan L. Johnson (Amber) of Bargersville, John A. Johnson (Teri) of Edinburgh and Rhonda E. Peters (Steve) of Danville; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristi Fox.
A gathering celebrating the life of Howard M. Johnson will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Red’s Place, 70 North Baldwin St., Bargersville.
Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin is handling the arrangements.