"And blessed are they who shall seek to bring forth my Zion at that day, for they shall have the gift and the power of the Holy Ghost…." 1 Nephi 3:187


Warren Howard Johnson, Sr.

February 4, 1933- October 24, 2019

Warren Howard Johnson, Sr. passed away on October 24, 2019, at the age of 86 at his residence in Blue Springs, MO. Warren was born February 4, 1933, in Kansa City, MO, to Alvin C. and Julia A. (Fugate) Johnson. He grew up in the Kansas City area and had also lived and worked in New Jersey, Illinois, California and Minnesota. He worked for IMCO Container Company/Brockway Plastic Container Corp. for over 40 years. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1951-55 on the USS Shasta. He was a devout and longtime member and had served as an elder in the Church of Christ, Temple Lot since 1980.

Warren enjoyed woodworking, flying as a pilot, golf, music, playing both the banjo and guitar, food and cooking. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Emma Johnson; siblings Marguerite Calvert of Gladstone, MO, and Alvin “JR” Johnson of Enoch, Utah; his children, Warren Johnson Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Deepwater, MO, and Richard Johnson and his wife Deborah, of Maplewood, MO; 11 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and a host of friends, church family and other relatives.