Larry Grant Johnson ‘Went to his heavenly home’ on Saturday January 27, 2018. He passed peacefully in his home with his wife at his side. Larry was born September 13, 1941 in Gallia County. He married Evelynn Faye Beaver Johnson in 1962. He is survived by Faye and two beloved sons, Kevin (Ronda) Johnson of Centenary and Kirk (Tina) Johnson of Mercerville. Larry loved traveling the country to visit churches and trading at flea markets. He retired from the Philip Sporn Plant.

In addition to his wife and sons, Larry is survived by two grandchildren who were the light of his life, Kayla (Kyle) Mooney and Lexie (Aaron) Schoolcraft. Kayla and Kyle also blessed Larry with two great grandchildren, Kyson and Kaybree Mooney. Larry leaves behind one brother, Terry (Tammy) Johnson of Florida along with a host of nieces, nephews, and church friends.

Preceding Larry in death were his parents, Grant (Melvina) Johnson and Freda Francis Johnson, siblings, Johnny Johnson, Jack Johnson, Patricia Hembree and an infant sister.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM. Wednesday January 31, 2018 at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Carnes officiating. Burial will follow in Centenary Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from noon until the time of service.

Pallbearers will be: Kyle Mooney and Aaron Schoolcraft (both grandsons in law), Joe Eskew (brother in law), Ryan Shafer, Jacob Sanders and Andrew Hineman.

The family asks that you lift them up in prayer in this difficult time.

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