Jon Carl Johnson

May 25, 1932 - September 12, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI



Saturday, September 16, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
Greenwood cemetery
1410 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Life Story / Obituary


Jon Carl Johnson, aged 75 of Grand Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Cora Johnson; his brothers, Jack Johnson and Paul W. Johnson. He is survived by a cousin, several nephews, a niece, and a sister-in-law. Jon was a lifelong Westsider, attending Turner Elementary, Harrison Park Jr. High, Union High School, Class of 1960, Grand Rapids Junior College and Grand Valley State University graduating in 1976. Jon honorably served his country in the US Navy serving aboard the U.S.S Boston CAG, out of Boston, MA. He retired from the City of Grand Rapids where he worked at the city jail as a turnkey. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 15, at 11:00 am at Greenwood Cemetery, 1401 Leonard St. NW. To sign Jon’s guest book and to leave your own memory of him, visit his web page at