Born August 6,1958 in Rockford Illinois passed away July 2020 in Orlando, Florida. At age 5, Ward moved to Redding, California... life was good... In 1967 Ward and family on Route 66, headed to what would be home for the next 53 years, Orlando, Florida. Orlando was different then.
Still young, Ward married Cheryl Marhofer, the mother of his son that survives him today. Foster Johnson age 39. Ward is preceded in death by his parents Glenn Gordon Johnson Sr. and Esther Elizabeth (Betty) Forrest, two 1/2 brothers Steven Forrest of Massachusetts and William (Bill) Forrest of Winnipeg, Canada. Nephew William (Billy) Colton Johnson passed away at 19.
Along with his son Foster, Ward is survived by his brother Glenn Gordon Johnson Jr., sister in law's Anna Twana Johnson and Erica Forrest, nephew's Steven Johnson and Michael Forrest and favorite and only niece Renee Hart-Ellenburg, Great nephews Dustin, William, Bradly, Joey, Jace, and Wade and one Great niece Reagin. Reagin and William's mother Jennifer Johnson also held a special place in Ward's heart.
Ward also had an extended family, The Treadwells, The Hughs, The Rucks, The Lange's, and Tom, Beth, Ryan, Robert and Everyone at Watkins. Long time Friends Jack Raymond, Ted Cook, Bill Spain, Mike O'Toole, Bob Scott and all that knew him.
In Ward's life neighbors, customers, and even businesses like Griffis auto and Charlie's Bakery all became friends and actually family. Dogs were often treated to sausages and cats, well...
The family will be remembering the life of Ward Allen Johnson on August 15, 2020 at 1 pm at Redemption Church located at 24313 E Colonial Dr. Christmas, FL 32709. All friends and family are invited to attend and share in the memories of his life.
Thank you all for being a part of his life