LASALLE — Robert H. Johnson, born Sept. 8, 1929, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Illinois Veterans Home of LaSalle.
The son of Harold and Genevieve Johnson, he was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Rita Jaggers and Marge Cordrey.
Surviving family are his sister, Phyllis Johnson of Princeton; his wife, Mona; a daughter, Mona Leah of Princeton; a son, Robert, and Susan Johnson of Princeton; a daughter, Jodi, and Mike Nelson of Buda; five grandchildren, Nathan and Rachel Motley, Kyle and Bekah Johnson, Evan and Meagan Johnson, Lukas and Haley Nelson, and Tess and Jeremy Peters; and seven great-grandchildren, Sullivan Motley, Ardyn, Marek and Ewyn Johnson, and Hunter, Willow and Haven Nelson.
Bob was a farmer, carpenter, and real estate and insurance broker. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing with the Rhythm Kings for many years.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Private family burial will be at a later date and time.
Memorials may be directed to the LaSalle Veterans Home, 1015 O’Conor Ave., LaSalle, IL 61301; or Hopeland Cemetery in Buda.
A special sincere thank you to the LaSalle Veterans Home in LaSalle for the special care they gave our loved one.
The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton is handling the affairs. Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.