Milton A. Johnson

August 01, 1918 ‒ August 07, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Milton A. Johnson, age 91, of Mount Vernon, died Friday, August 7, 2009 at the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon. Milton was born August 1, 1918 in Clackamus County, Oregon to Gerald and Ruth (Traphagan) Johnson. He had maintained a dairy farm in Pennsylvania for many years.

Surviving are his wife Betty Jean (Shoewalter) Johnson whom he married August 15, 1980; three daughters Ruth (Sam) Zamora of Wewoka, Oklahoma, Nancy McCormick of Tucson, Arizona and Kathy Brooks of Mount Vernon; stepchildren, Robin Parks of Phoenix, Arizona, Randy Parks, of Boise, Idaho, and Richard Parks of Greenville, Pennsylvania; 25 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and his brother Lynn (Theresa) Johnson of Union City, Pennsylvania.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by first wife, Evelyn (Brooks) Johnson, a son Milton A. Johnson II, a daughter Diana Fenton; two brothers Reed Johnson and Grover Johnson; and a sister, Verna Shockey.

There will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held at Lowville Cemetery in Lowville, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Activities Fund at Whispering Hills Care Center, 416 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Milton A. Johnson.