Carl D. Johnson

05/10/1937 - 12/31/2023


Obituary For Carl D. Johnson

Mendon, OH
Carl D. Johnson, age 86, passed away on December 31, 2023, at 8:10 pm, at his residence surrounded by his family. Carl was born May 10, 1937, in Van Wert, OH, to Allen L. and Marguerite (Polluck) Johnson who preceded him in death. On December 21, 1956, he married Janice L. (Sneary) Johnson who preceded him in death on January 8, 1991. Then in 1993, he married Karen L. (Swackhammer) Johnson who preceded him in death on September 19, 2022.
Carl is survived by his children: Dennis (Loretta) Johnson of Lima, OH, Darrell Johnson of Lima, OH and Carla Johnson of Lima, Ohio, 5 grandchildren: Michael (Ashley) Johnson, Nathan Johnson, Rachael Musser, Scott (Leacy) Johnson and Trista Johnson, 10 great grandchildren, a sister, Mary (Larry) Hale of Naples, FL and a sister in-law, Joann Johnson of Cincinnati, OH. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Thomas Johnson and a brother, David Johnson.
Carl had worked for 33 years with Trim Trends in Spencerville, OH retiring in 2000. He had also worked with his brother which was the owner and operator of Dave's Excavating and then for a short time he volunteered as a nurse aide with Celina Manor. Carl was a member of the Voice of Victory Bible Methodist Church in Waynesfield, OH. His passion was cutting wood to heat his house and listening to books on tape.
There will be a funeral service held on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 11:00 am at the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Officiating the service will be Rev. Randy Neville. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery following the service.
Friends may visit on Monday, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


8 Jan


02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Rd. Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
8 Jan


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Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
9 Jan

Funeral Service

11:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Rd. Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
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  • 01/08/2024

    Carla & Family, I loved your Papa, loved to make him laugh. He was precious and will be missed. Love, Beth Mattingly ❤

  • 01/07/2024

    Mike, Ashley and family. We're sorry to hear about the loss of your grandpa. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • 01/03/2024

    Sympathies for the family. Worked with Carl for many years. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • 01/02/2024

    The best grandpa love and miss you

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