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John Marshall Johnson

March 16, 1951 — April 3, 2023

John Marshall Johnson

John Marshall Johnson
March 16, 1951 ~ April 3, 2023

John Marshall Johnson, 72 of Marcellus, Michigan passed away Monday, April 3, 2023 in Grand Rapids Michigan.

He was born in Niles, Michigan on March 16, 1951 the son of Marshall Eugene Johnson and Roslie (Horton) Johnson.

On April 22, 1989 at Porter Baptist Church in Constantine Michigan he married Patricia Lynn Bevan who survives him in death.

John was a Firefighter working for over 31 years at Marcellus and Newberg as an EMT, he also taught CPR through the American Red Cross. He was a feeder driver at UPS for 17 years and MDOT in Jones for 15 years.

John loved his family and singing at church. He loved classic cars and trucks and was kindhearted and gregarious.

John is survived by his wife; Patricia “Trish”, daughters; Jennifer Kelley of Shelby Twp, Missy Johnson of Farmington, Melissa Johnson of Centreville, sons; Efrim (Tracy) Johnson of Marcellus, Lee Johnson of Louisville KY, Jacob Johnson of Marcellus 10 grandchildren; sisters; Evelyn (Tim) Evans of Sumterville FL, Marsha (Don) Medd of Marcellus, many nieces and nephews.

John is preceded in death by his parents Marshall and Roslie and grandson Samuel Hazard.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Friday April 7, 2023 at the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, 52780 M-40 North, Marcellus, and 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 8, 2023 at Howardsville Christian School. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2023 with Pastor Sheldon Combs officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Marcellus Fire and Ambulance. Online condolences may be left at www.materralstonfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Saturday, April 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Howardsville Christian School

53441 Bent Road, Marcellus, MI 49067

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Howardsville Christian School

53441 Bent Road, Marcellus, MI 49067

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