Howard Louis Johnson

January 21, 1943 - January 19, 2021

01/21/1943 - 01/19/2021

Howard Louis Johnson, 77 of Bellaire, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Tuesday January 19, 2021 at the Country Club Manor Nursing Home in Steubenville, Ohio. He was born January 21, 1943 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He was the son of the late Robert L. Johnson, Sr and Helen M. (Gordon) Johnson.

Howard graduated in 1963 from Bellaire High School. He was a standout athlete in Cross Country and Track. After graduation he enlisted into the United States Army, where he served honorably during the Vietman conflict until his discharge.

Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellaire, Ohio. He was a quiet man that loved to fish and be with nature. He enjoyed sketching and drawing architectural structures on paper in his spare time.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant sister Sharon Johnson, Judy Fair, Roberta Green, Louis Johnson and Robert I. Johnson, Jr.

Surviving siblings are Gary (Donna) Johnson of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Rodney (Beth) Johnson of Allen, Texas, Artis (Orencia) Johnson of Sumter, South Carolina, Carol Vincent, St. Clairsville, Ohio, Mary Ann Jeter of Bellaire, Ohio and Audrey (Daniel) Rice of Cincinnati, Ohio. Followed by a host of nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in Bellaire, Ohio officiated by Reverend Andreus Pierre.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio



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Randy Marple
2 years ago

I just want to say that I never met Mr Johnson but knew Gary and Rodney. They are both fine young men and your father and mother I am sure had much to do with that. May the Lord bless you all in this time but rest assured that those who die in Christ live forever.

Sandy Trigg (Marling)
2 years ago

I knew Howard at Bellaire High School. He was a very nice classmate and I will always remember his true running ability. RIP Howard

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Howard Louis Johnson, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Howard Louis Johnson, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Charlotte Reed
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss God Bless your Family RIH