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“So very sorry for your loss. Dave was a great guy...always made you laugh. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Norris Byrwa - Hoopeston, IL

“We were so sorry to hear about Dave, Neil was hoping to go to the visitation but was out of town - your family is in our thoughts. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Susie and Neil Sheppard - IL

“Dave was always a happy smiling person, just a great guy.Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your fammily at this very difficult time. Rose...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Mary and Phil - Longwood, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Shannon Gossett-Webb - IN

“Thinking of the Family for their Loss.. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: MINDY RICKETTS - Veedersburg, IN

“I am so sorry to hear of this great loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all ! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Angie and Rickie Cade - Hoopeston, IL

“I am sorry my family will not be able to attend the funeral service. Uncle Dave’s passing has left me with a great sadness. I pray for all of you....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Michelle Jahnke (Johnson) - WI

“Rhonda, Madonna, Chuck, and Brandy My love and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Dave was a wonderful husband, father and friend....Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Rhonda ( Smith ) Ruhnow - IL

“So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Madonna. Sending prayers your way. -Becky Claypool ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Becky Claypool - Covington, IN


David Eugene "Dave" Johnson, 58, of Oakwood, IL formerly of Hoopeston, IL passed away at 12:09 P.M. Thursday, November 15, 2012 at his home in Oakwood with his family surrounding him.
He was born September 28, 1954 in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of Robert Johnson Sr. and Virginia (Reynolds) Johnson.
David married Rhonda Ann Robling on October 2, 1976 at the Westside Nazarene Church in Hoopeston, IL. She survives in Oakwood, IL.
Survivors include one son: Chuck (Marci) Johnson of Fairmount, IL; two daughters: Madonna (Rob) Wahlfeldt of Danville, IL and Brandi (Jason Andres) Johnson Highfill of Catlin, IL; two brothers: Bob (Ruth) Johnson of Sturgeon Bay, WI and Dusty (Nancy) Johnson of Orlinda, TN; one sister: Robin (Jerry) Smith of Hoopeston, IL; one brother-in-law: Mike (Debbie) Robling of Rossville, IL; six grandchildren: Jordan and Chelsea Flint, Lexi and Luke Dice, Tate Johnson and Cody Highfill; several nieces and nephews and Jared Hooks of Oakwood, IL whom was like a very special son to him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and an infant sister.
After David and Rhonda were married in Hoopeston, they moved to Florida where they resided for 13 years until their recent home in Oakwood, IL. David worked at the Joan of Arc in Hoopeston and later worked at the Mechanical Services of Central Florida as a sheet metal mechanic. Dave was a Union Steward president for the IBEW-Essex Union.
Dave enjoyed doing charitable work for the "Toys for Tots" in Florida. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and was a huge Jimmy Johnson Nascar fan.
A visitation will be held 4:00 P.M.to 8:00 P.M. Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston, IL. with Mike Robling officiating. Burial will follow funeral services at the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Mills Breast Cancer Institute at Carle 509 West University Ave Urbana, IL 61801.