Johnson, John C. 19392019

John C. Johnson


John C. Johnson, 79, Atchison, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his home.

As per the request of Mr. Johnson, he will be cremated and there will be no scheduled services.

Final care has been entrusted to the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home, Atchison.

A register book will be available to sign at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at

John was born Sept. 20, 1939 in California.

He began working for L.F.M. (Locomotive Finished Materials) Company on April 11, 1961, then Rockwell International, Atchison Casting Corporation and retired from Bradken Corporation on Oct. 1, 2001, as an overhead crane operator.

He and the former Lois May Loader were united in marriage on Feb. 9, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Atchison.

Mrs. Johnson preceded him in death on Jan. 5, 2015.

He enjoyed woodworking and going fishing. He also enjoyed his pet dogs, Mitzy and Sugar. And especially enjoyed his time spent with his family and his grandson.

Survivors include a son, Rodney J. Johnson, Atchison; Vickie McHaley (who was his best friend and like a daughter), Atchison; and a grandson, Bradley Eugene Johnson, Atchison. As published in the Atchison Globe.

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