Ronald Mack Johnson

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Ronald Mack Johnson, 81, of Plainfield, passed away Jan. 30, 2014.

He was born June 14, 1933 to the late Otha L. and Essa (Lucas) Johnson in Greencastle.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He received his B.A. degree from Indiana State University and his master's from DePauw University.

He was a member of the Long Branch Church of Christ.

After being discharged from the Army, he was a salesman and businessman before turning to teaching.

He taught industrial arts for many years at Beech Grove, Avon and Plainfield high schools.

He later taught science at Turkey Run and IPS before retiring in 1997.

He served as a minister at the Long Branch Church of Christ for 45 years.

Ron is survived by his wife, Louise (Campbell) Johnson (they were married in 1954); two sons, Randall J. (Sally) and Loren Douglas Johnson; a daughter, Dr. Ronda L. (Dr. David) Wells; a sister, Sandra Lynn (Jerry) Collins; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 in the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield, where friends may call on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 2-5 p.m. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield

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