Ernest B. Johnson Jr. 1940-2018

LEAVITTSBURG — Ernest Bud Johnson Jr., 78, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 5, 1940, in Mount Airy, N.C., the son of the late Ernest “Bud” and Myrtle Johnson Sr.

Ernest retired from General Motors in 1998 as a supervisor. He enjoyed all sports on TV, doing yard work and fishing.

Ernest served our country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

He is survived by his children, Shawn Johnson of Newton Falls, Lantz Johnson of San Jose, Calif., Robin Johnson of Ravenna, Chad (Heide) Santone of Montana and Heather Santone of Leavittsburg; a grandson, Alex Johnson; and a sister, Wanda Johnson of Michigan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Carol Santone; and his third wife, Jackie Chamber Johnson.

Family and friends may pay their respects 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Ernest’s family.

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