A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio for Michael E. Johnson of Tarkio. Interment was held at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Reverend Glenn Scott officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Michael, the son of Billy Joe and Lyllis Ann (Chaney) Johnson, was born April 16, 1971, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1989. Mike then received his vocational technology certificate in auto body repair.
In March 2003, Mike was united in marriage to Daniella Arnold and he became a dad to her four sons, Nick, Harley, Richard and Dylan. They later divorced. On August 10, 2018, Mike was united in marriage to his companion of eight years, Crystal Runnels. They are the parents of one daughter, Amber.
In the early 1990’s, Mike was employed by Zip Stop in Rock Port as a cleaner and fuel jock. In 2003, he was employed by Trail’s End and was currently working as a night supervisor. Mike passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Bryan LGH East Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 47.
In addition to his mother, Mike was preceded in death by grandfather, Oscar Johnson and grandparents, Henry, Jr. and Lucille (Roberts) Chaney. Survivors include wife, Crystal Johnson, Tarkio; daughter, Amber, Tarkio; four stepsons, Nick Schramm, Tarkio, Harley Schramm, Falls City, Nebraska, Richard Arnold, Cherokee, Iowa, and Dylan Arnold, Falls City; father, Bill Johnson; grandmother, Gertrude Johnson, both of Tarkio; sister, Pam (Joey) Corbin, Tarkio; and step grandchildren, Noah and Landon.
Memorials may be directed to the Mike Johnson Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.