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Richard L. Johnson

September 7, 1932 February 22, 2018
Richard L. Johnson
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Obituary for Richard L. Johnson

Richard Lee Johnson, age 85, of Mattoon passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Mattoon Healthcare.
Funeral services honoring his life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at First Christian Church, 1600 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 with Pastor Richard Eident officiating. Military Rites will immediately follow the service. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. on Saturday at First Christian Church, with Masonic Rites beginning at 1:45 p.m. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Richard was born on September 7, 1932 in Sullivan, the son of Shelby and Freda (VanDeveer) Johnson. He married Madonna June Hash on December 31, 1952.
Survivors include his loving wife, Madonna Johnson of Mattoon, IL; daughters, Teri Moore and Meri (Scott) Stewart all of Mattoon, IL; grandchildren, Heather (Brian) Hinton, Keri (Tim) Auffenorde, Sadie Willaredt, Adam Willaredt, Jacob Stewart, Jerry Stewart; great grandchildren, Shelbi (Austin) Birch, Abbi Hinton, Ben Hinton, Lela Durbin, Louie Durbin, Rylee Durbin and Kynlee Durbin. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and twin brother, Ronald “Jim” Johnson.
Richard served honorably in the United States Army. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Mattoon, an Eagle Member of the Moose Lodge #260 and was a Shriner. Richard enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Memorial donations in his honor are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children or First Christian Church.


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Feb

1:00 PM 2/24/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
First Christian Church

1600 Wabash Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

First Christian Church
1600 Wabash Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

24

Feb

2:00 PM 2/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
First Christian Church

1600 Wabash Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

First Christian Church
1600 Wabash Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shriner's Hospital for Children

First Christian Church of Mattoon

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