April 16, 1971 - October 3, 2018
Michael E. Johnson
Michael E. Johnson, the son of Billy Joe and Lyllis Ann (Chaney) Johnson, was born April 16, 1971, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1989. Mike then received his vocational technology certificate in auto body repair.
In March 2003, Mike was united in marriage to Daniella Arnold and he became a Dad to her four sons, Nick, Harley, Richard and Dylan. They later divorced. On August 10, 2018, Mike was united in marriage to his companion of eight years, Crystal Runnels. They are the parents of one daughter, Amber.
In the early 1990’s, Mike was employed by Zip Stop in Rock Port as a cleaner and fuel jock. In 2003, he was employed by Trails End and was currently working as a night supervisor. Mike passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Bryan LGH East Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 47.
In addition to his mother, Mike was preceded in death by grandfather, Oscar Johnson and grandparents, Henry, Jr. and Lucille (Roberts) Chaney. Survivors include wife, Crystal Johnson, Tarkio; daughter, Amber, Tarkio; four stepsons, Nick Schramm, Tarkio, Harley Schramm, Falls City, Nebraska, Richard Arnold, Cherokee, Iowa, and Dylan Arnold, Falls City; father, Bill Johnson; grandmother, Gertrude Johnson, both of Tarkio; sister, Pam (Joey) Corbin, Tarkio, and step grandchildren, Noah and Landon.
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M., Monday, October 8, 2018, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Interment: Home Cemetery, Tarkio
Open visitation begins 12:00 P.M., Noon, Sunday, Davis Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 5:00-6:00 P.M.
Memorials: Mike Johnson Memorial Fund
Arrangements: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.