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April 7, 1935 March 10, 2019
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Obituary for KARL A JOHNSON

Karl A. Johnson 83, 0f Plymouth passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at home following an illness.  

Karl was born April 7, 1935 at Plymouth to George and Lily Jensen Johnson. He has been a lifelong resident and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. Karl served in the United States Army during the Korean War with the Big Red 1 Division.   

Karl loved automobiles. He was a “auto parts salesman”. He worked almost all of his life in the auto parts business at: the former Weeks Motors and NAPA Auto Parts most recently. He even enjoyed driving for Ancilla. In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling with his wife to Arizona and stopping along the way at all the interesting attractions, old cars as a former member of Hoosier Old Wheels and he loved reading the newspapers like Indianapolis Star and Fort Wayne papers.  
He married Sheryl Stiles who survives along with his daughter Karla Johnson of Plymouth and his three sons: Scott and Christopher Johnson of Plymouth and Shawn and Sara Preston of Tucson, AZ; step-daughter Renea Bray of New Orleans; grandchildren: Dane Johnson and Levi Johnson; step-grandchildren: Shandi, Michael and Colton Bray, Matthew, Emily, Ashley Toombs, Jenna, Preston and great step grandchildren: Jessica, Dante and Bryer. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Glenn and Harry.  

The Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with caring for the Johnson family. A celebration of Karl's life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 in the Faith Baptist Church 12987 Peach Road Plymouth, Indiana 46563 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Whitworth and Pastor Delmas Stiles officiating. 

The family ask that any memorial contributions be made to help defray final expenses.  

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1:00 PM 4/20/2019 1:00:00 PM
Faith Baptist Church

12987 Peach Road
Plymouth, IN 46563

Faith Baptist Church
12987 Peach Road Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

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