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Stephen L. Johnson

April 23, 1942 - April 27, 2021

Stephen L. Johnson, 79, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 27, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.

He was born on April 23, 1942 in Anderson, the son of Leonard E. and Camilla Maxine (Vetor) Johnson.  He graduated from Cowan High School in 1960 and completed home courses in draf…READ MORE

Stephen L. Johnson, 79, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 27, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.

He was born on April 23, 1942 in Anderson, the son of Leonard E. and Camilla Maxine (Vetor) Johnson.  He graduated from Cowan High School in 1960 and completed home courses in drafting. On May 3, 1963, he married his high school sweetheart, Stella Florence Hite.

During high school and after graduation, Stephen worked for his father at Johnson Tool & Die.  Later, he worked at Glasco for a few years before beginning employment with Maxon Corporation for 34 years as a Manufacturing Engineer. After retirement, he worked at Carquest Auto, Hiway 3 Hardware, and Daleville schools.

Mr. Johnson was a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Corinth United Methodist Church.  Steve was a member of the National Hod Rod Association and enjoyed woodworking and carpentry, and camping. He rebuilt classic cars and enjoyed attending car shows.  Most importantly, Stephen enjoyed spending time with his family.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Stella F. Johnson of Muncie; two sons, Lloyd Johnson (Gini) and Darrin Johnson, both of Muncie; four grandchildren, Heather Johnson, Emily Johnson, Megan Johnson and Cole Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Wesley Dillon Johnson and Leo James Johnson; two brothers, David Johnson (Yvonne) of Doylestown, OH and Bruce Johnson (Marilyn) Johnson of Rice Lake, WI; a special cousin, Aaron Vetor (Carmen) and his family; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Amy Sue Johnson; one grandson, Dillon Johnson and one great-grandson, Phillip Dillon Johnson.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor William Garver officiating. Burial will follow in Tomlinson Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to Corinth United Methodist Church, 3210 W. Co. Rd. 400 South, Muncie, IN 47302.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tomlinson Cemetery

Address:

5301 S. State Road 67
Muncie, IN 47302


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