Lester D. Johnson, 46, of Urbana, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Mercy Health Urbana Hospital.
He was born March 9, 1971, in Urbana. He graduated from Urbana High School and was employed with Honeywell Grimes for over 20 years. He had an infectious personality with a heart of gold and was loved by all.
Lester is survived by his wife, Kelly J. Briggs Johnson; mother, Sandra (Phillip) Day; his children, Shane (Kayci Kendrick) Ware, Madison Johnson, Logan Johnson, Blaine Walter and Kelsie Walter; grandchildren, Adrion and Alyis; sisters, Sherry Rogan, Angie (Brian) Coleman, Brandy (Brandon Stapleton) Johnson and Ashley Johnson; brother, Larry (Laura) Johnson Jr.; stepmother, Carol Johnson; father- and mother -in-law, Joe and Vickie Briggs; sister-in-law, Chris Briggs; numerous nieces, nephews; and a host of friends.
He was preceded by his father, Larry E. Johnson Sr. and baby Johnson.
Calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the Vernon Funeral Home, urbana, where a funeral beings at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. Pastor Brian Coleman officiates. Burial follows in Oak Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio St., Suite 500, Chicago IL. 60611.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.