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Tommy Johnson , Jr.
  • American Legion Post #298
    228 N. 20th Street
    Springfield, MI 49037

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“To my dear nephew you were my little buddy and I will always love you, I always watch over you now you up there watching over me with your mom and...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Tammy Ferguson - Wharncliffe, WV

“My heart is broken , i never thought this would happen so soon, so many memories and a million laughs . I will always remember your smile and your...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Tammy Ferguson - Wharncliffe, WV

“RIP Tommy "Bug" Johnson Jr.You were more like a brother to me, than a brother-in-lawYou will be sadly missed, but your memories will always be in...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Betty Callaway - Gilbert, WV

“Rip you will be missed.You were one of a kind always made me feel like family and your kids were like my sisters.you were always there to help my mom...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Shannon Cantrell Adkins - Omar, WV

“My Dad, My Rock...no words can describe what an empty hole that your passing has left in my soul...so grateful for the morals and values you...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Linda New - Portage, IN

“rip mr.johnson..i didnt know you personally but what i do know is your girls loved you sooooo much...and your memory will live on forever more in...Read More »
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Tommy Johnson, Jr. 66, of Battle Creek died at his home on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

He was born August 7, 1950 in Wharncliffe, West Virginia to Tommy and Janice L. (Murphy) Johnson, Sr.

He grew up in Wharncliffe and attended Gilbert High School. Tommy proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines and fought in the Vietnam War.

Tommy was formerly married to the former Kathy L. (Callaway); and Linda G. (Kettle) Clothier Johnson, who survivies and with whom he made his home. Also surviving are three daughters, Melissa G. Robles and Linda Y. New both of Portage, Indiana, Christina L. Lewis of Battle Creek, Michigan; three stepchildren, Michael Clothier, Scott Clothier, Gwen Baldwin; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara Johnson.

Tommy enjoyed motorcycles and fast, pretty cars. His cars were his pride and joy and he washed and cared for them accordingly. Tommy loved his family and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. To know Tommy was to love Tommy. He will be remembered as a loving, caring companion, father, grandpa, friend and provider.

Tommy's family is having an open house at 71 East Avenue South from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26, 2017, to share stories about Tommy and celebrate his life.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #298, located at 228 North 20th Street, Springfield, Michigan 49037.

Arrangements are by Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.