ELKHART- James F. Johnson, Jr., 64, of Elkhart, passed away on Thursday May 7, 2020 at his home. He was born August 29, 1955 in Goshen, Indiana to James F. & Clara M. (Thorson) Johnson, Sr.
On January 4, 2020 in Elkhart he married Penny L. Strall. She survives along with 4 children, Nicole (Christian Vellner) Strall of Elkhart, Katheryn (Steven) Wilhoite of Conroe, TX, Michael Johnson and Tony Johnson both of Detroit, MI; 5 grandchildren; 6 siblings, Kathy (David) Aumack, Kimberly Walter, Andy (Rita) Johnson, Dwight Johnson all of Elkhart, Ricky Johnson of Kansas and Scott Johnson of Elkhart.
Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and his furry friend Ethel the cat. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 siblings Terri Braun and Dan Johnson.
James was employed for many years as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Cremation will take place and celebration of life gathering for James will be held at a later date. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with his care. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
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