Maynard "Chris" Johnson

Maynard "Chris" Johnson

Glen Carbon: Maynard “Chris” Johnson, 86, passed away at 3:50pm on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Anderson Hospital. He was born on August 22, 1933, in Irvington, Illinois, the son of the late Rollo and Grace (Wilson) Johnson. He married the former Janice Schultz and they later divorced. Survivors include three daughters and sons in law: Tammy and Charlie Coffey of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Judy and Jimmy Cooper of South Roxana, Beverly West of Rosewood Heights, four grandchildren: Sara Rosen, Lindsey Hammond, Zachary Johnson, Nicholas West, seven great grandchildren, two sisters: Mary Ellen Fortag of Normal, Illinois, Marion Johnson of Normal, Illinois, one brother: Frank Johnson of Wisconsin, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends. Chris worked at Ford Motor Company for over thirty years prior to his retirement. He loved fishing, hunting, and the St. Louis Cardinals. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Thomas Johnson, a grandson: Scott Johnson, his longtime companion: LaVerne Buster, four sisters: Lois Payne, Mae Ackerson, Fern Winter, Lucille Shouse, three brothers: Robert Johnson, Bill Johnson, and Louis Johnson. In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 10am to 11am on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Graveside services will be held at 11:15am on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.
August 22, 1933 - October 9, 201908/22/193310/09/2019
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Glen Carbon:Maynard “Chris” Johnson, 86, passed away at 3:50pm on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Anderson Hospital. He was born on August 22, 1933, in Irvington, Illinois, the son of the late Rollo and Grace (Wilson) Johnson. He married the former Janice Schultz and they later divorced. Survivors include three daughters and sons in law: Tammy and Charlie Coffey of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Judy and Jimmy Cooper of South Roxana, Beverly West of Rosewood Heights, four grandchildren: Sara Ros...

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