Joe Johnson, a resident of Rickreall, Oregon died on Sunday, March 1st. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Rickreall the son of Martin and Caroline Johnson. Joe attended schools in Rickreall and Perrydale. He served in Japan and Korea. Joe married Myrna Simmons on August 18, 1959 in Stevenson, WA. Joe worked for LaRo Lumber Co in Dallas. He later drove lowboy for Sherman Brothers Heavy Trucking for over 25 years and retired from there. Joe and Myrna enjoyed traveling to Reno and along the Oregon Coast. Joe loved spending time with his family and friends. Joe enjoyed hosting family reunions at his home in Rickreall. He was preceded in death by his wife Myrna, parents, Martin and Caroline, siblings, Joyce, Gaylord, Hap, Marjorie and Caroline.
He is survived by his daughters, Jeannine (Brad) Weaver, Shelly (Mark) Gillins, grandchildren, Luke (Rachel) Gillins, Seth (Erin) Gillins, Jake (Rebecca) Gillins, Broc (Janessa) Weaver and Nikki (David) Rak along with great grandchildren Caroline, Clara, Colt, Hailey, Rylee and Hayden.
Funeral Services will be on Saturday, March 7th at 1:00PM at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Interment will be in Dallas Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center who is caring for the family. To leave share a memory go to www.dallastribute.com