William "Bill" John Johnson, 77, passed away January 6, 2019 at his home in Marysvale. He was born March 19, 1941 to Lloyd and Clara McCaully Johnson in Crestwood, Illinois. Bill married Fran Thorn, June 30, 1962 in Midlothian, Illinois. They moved to Marysvale, Utah in 1973 where they raised their five children which were his greatest joy and accomplishment.
Bill’s life was full of adventure and service from being a little league coach, a river guide, EMT, volunteer firefighter, and a bee keeper. He became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on February 3, 2018.
Bill is survived by his wife Fran; children: Kimberly Ann Johnson (Kim Pehrson), Beth Lynn (Cody) Allen, Carleen Marie (Tony) Jensen, William "Billy" (Melissa) Johnson, Boyd Morrill, Laura and Tim Snow; as well as 16 grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren, all whom he loved so much.
He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sherry Lee Morrill; grandson, Jordan Jensen; sisters: Luella Mauge, Ellen Klope, and Patricia Carlson.
A memorial service will be held in his honor Friday, January 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Marysvale Ward Chapel, 432 West Bullion Ave. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com