Leo Johnson, Jr.

November 12, 1943 ‒ April 22, 2019

Marion, Ohio

Leo Johnson, Jr., age 75, of Marion, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 22, 2019 at Marion General Hospital.

Leo was born in Mississippi on November 12, 1943 to Leo Johnson and Sophonia Tyler.  His siblings included Hoskless, Skip, Jack, Johnny, Leon, Essie Walker, Bonnie, Del Rita, and Frankie Byrd.

Leo worked many years for Whirlpool retiring in 1992.  After retirement, Leo worked for Walston Motors and continued to work for Mathew’s Hyundai as a driver.

Leo married Mary Katherine Crowder on September 17, 1982 and together they joined their families.  Katherine passed away October 9, 2017.

Leo’s survivors include his children, Maurice (Jennifer) Phinisee and Renee (Romall) Rainey; step-children, Michelle Voorhies and Marco Bolden numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be held at Marion Cemetery with Pastor Cory Rogers on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 am.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Leo’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Leo, was like a dad to me. He was always good to me and my family. He was an amazing man who will missed. I love you P2. Rest In Peace.

  • Leo will be sadly missed by family and friends! He never new a stranger. He was a joy to be around and always greeted you with a smile. He was the most dedicated person to his wife, Katherine, during her many years of illness.

    He loved talking and working on cars and kept his property and cars immaculate! He was always a great host at family picnics and gatherings.

    Leo will be gone from our sight but never from our hearts!

  • Uncle Leo,
    I will always remember the great cookouts and times we had together. You always made everyone laugh and have fun. me and Freddie will never forget you.

    Love you always,
    Kim and Freddie

  • Always kind, always smiling. You will be truly missed, Leo. The Walston Family loved you.