Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

September 17, 2013

Leslie Boyd 'LB' Johnson

Oct. 27, 1940 - Sept. 14, 2013


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Leslie Boyd Johnson, 72, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at home. He was born Oct. 27, 1940, in Tipton County, to Ernest and Rena K. (Myers) Johnson.

He was working for Maple Tree Transport in Elkhart, and he retired from Delphi in 2001 after many years of dedicated service. He enjoyed cutting wood and traveling. LB had visited every state except Hawaii. He was also a longtime patron of Club Oasis.

Survivors include two daughters, Shelly Johnson, and Kimberly Corley; daughters and son of his life companion, Tracy Earnheart, Angie Hubble, and Joe Earnheart; siblings, Dorothy Wallick, Carol Redd, Harold Johnson, Connie Brown, and Mary Johnson; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews; and his loyal dog, Bubba.

He was preceded in death by his life companion, Alma Jean Earnheart; his son, Ernie Johnson; four brothers, Doyle, Roger, Gary, and Dan Johnson; and his parents.

The funeral service will be at noon Friday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.