Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


January 30, 2014


Jan. 30, 2014

Ronald Mack Johnson of Plainfield died Thursday. He was 81.

Born June 14, 1932, he was a son of the late Otha L. and Essa (Lucas) Johnson of Greencastle. He married Louise Campbell Dec. 30, 1954, and she survives.

Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Indiana State University and a master’s degree from DePauw University. He worked as a salesman and businessman before turning to teaching. He taught industrial arts from many years at Beech Grove, Avon, and Plainfield schools. He later taught science at Turkey Run and Indianapolis Public Schools before retiring in 1997. 

He was a member of the Long Branch Church of Christ and served as minister there for 45 years.

Additional survivors include sons Randall J. (Sally) and Loren Douglas Johnson; a daughter, Dr. Ronda L. (Dr. David) Wells; a sister, Sandra Lynn (Jerry) Collins; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Plainfield.

Calling is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center, 11b Lindsley Ave., Nashville, TN 37215.

Online condolences may be shared at www.hamptongentry.com.

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