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Robert "Bob" Johnson, 67, of Urbana, slipped into eternity on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 26, 1949, in Madison County, Ind., a son of Everett and Ethel (Pflueger) Johnson. Bob worked as a journeyman pipefitter, retired from General Motors and was employed by True Inspection Services.
He was a longtime member of Urbana Christian Fellowship. Bob served in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam veteran.
Bob was a lifelong music enthusiast, a movie fanatic (especially of James Bond films), loved sports and animals, with special admiration of birds. He had a unique sense of humor and was loyal and dedicated to both his work and family.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer (Seal) Johnson; children, Amanda (Jeff) Zody, Joanna (Tyson) Closter, Danica (Norman) Chan, Danny Johnson and Natalie Johnson; grandchildren, Jeneca, Gunnar, Gabriel, Otis, Calvin and Willow; sisters, Anne (Paul)Davis and Roberta Ault; brother, William (Lana) Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Smith; and brother, John Harmon Miller.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the Walter & Stowe Funeral Home, Urbana, where a service will be held at 5 p.m. with Pastor Barry Couts officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.
Published on February 16, 2017
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