The Herald Bulletin

May 16, 2013

Roy Wayne ‘RW’ Johnson

July 12, 1930 - May 13, 2013


GREENSBURG, Ind. —  Roy Wayne “RW” Johnson, 82, of Greensburg, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013.

He was born July 12, 1930, in Westport, the son of Albert Russell and Velma Mary (Allee) Johnson. He married Mary Ellen (Smith) Johnson ON July 22, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2005.

The most important things to Wayne were his faith in God, his family, neighbors and friends. He also loved basketball, fishing, and camping and at age 75 he went water skiing.

He is survived by one daughter, Jaclyn Ellen (Jacques) Cushman of Punta Gorda, Fla.; one son, Dean Wayne (Karen) Johnson of Anderson; five grandchildren, Kyle Alan (Lindsay) Dodd, Jessica Ellen (Adam) Burton, Doni Nicole (Travis) Scroggin, Russell Wayne Johnson, and Daniel Preston (Rachel) Johnson; and his great-grandchildren, Katherine and Anna Dodd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Ellen; and two brothers, Marlin Dale and Jerry Lee Johnson.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be held at 3:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons or Hospice. “Thank You to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for such a wonderful and blessed earthly life.”

Post online condolences to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.