Donald R. "DJ" Johnson, 62, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Don was born December 10, 1956 in Medina to Robert and Marion (nee Beran) Johnson. He had been a lifelong Medina County resident.
He was a 1975 graduate of Buckeye High School, where he played football, was a member of the wrestling team and Buckeye FFA. He was a graduate of Defiance College, where he earned his BA in accounting and played Rugby.
Don enjoyed golfing and bowling. He took the greatest pride and joy in his two grandchildren. He was an avid supporter of their athletic events and activities throughout his declining health. They were the light of his life.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Lois (nee Nelson) married 38 years; children, Sherry Weber (Ken Lindsey) and Anthony (Megan) Weber; grandchildren, Sarah Weber and Jacob Weber; father, Robert Johnson; sisters, Ruth (Stan) Henderson and Joan Johnson (Walter Kobak), brothers-in-law, Tim Nelson, Terry (Brenda) Nelson. He will leave behind his beloved black lab, Ziva
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Johnson; mother-in-law, Wanda Lene Nelson and brother-in-law, Clyde Nelson.
Calling hours are 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2019 at The Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City. Memorial Service will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, 2233 Abbeyville Road, Valley City with Pastor Jim Watson, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made to offset funeral expenses.