David H. Johnson
David H. Johnson, 77, Goshen, passed away at 7:54 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at his residence.
He was born July 24, 1942, in Burlington, Iowa, to Nels Howard and Elizabeth (Haan) Johnson.
David graduated from Cheshire Academy, Cheshire, Connecticut, in 1962. He lived in Parkridge, Illinois, his whole life until he moved to Elkhart in 1975.
David married Peggy R. Murphy June 10, 1999, in Portland, Oregon.
David was the owner of Commercial Structures, Nappanee. He was a member of the Sons of American Legion Post 424, Bourbon, and DAV Post #15 Auxiliary, Goshen. David had a passion for reading military history and antique cars.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Johnson, Goshen; children, Eric (Barb) Johnson, Culver, Laura Johnson, San Francisco, California, Jennifer Johnson, Elkhart; Peggy's children, Wendy (Ryan) Briscoe and Ben (Stephanie) Murphy, both of Goshen, and son, Jack Lawrence, Nappanee; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Judy (Jeff) Benning, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Lisa (Peter) Aceto, Kenosha, Wisconsin; and a brother, Michael (Marcy) Johnson, Murray, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his brother, James Johnson; and an ex-wife, Cynthia Johnson.
Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Southwest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee American Legion.
Published on January 11, 2020


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Jan 13, 2020
Tender Tribute was purchased for the family of David H. Johnson.  Send flowers
Mark Seltenright and the Mart's Trucking Family
Jan 13, 2020
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Lance & Jan Thibodeau
Jan 12, 2020
So sorry to hear about your father. He we be missed by many. Prayers go out to the family thru this hard time.