Donald R. “DJ” Johnson, 62, of Brunswick, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Don was born December 10, 1956 in Medina, Ohio to Robert and Marion (nee Beran) Johnson. He has been a lifelong Medina County resident. 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) Johnson, 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 Preceded in death by his mother- Marion Johnson, mother-in-law Wanda Lene Nelson and a brother-in-law Clyde Nelson. Calling hours- 6:00-9:00 pm, Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City.
Memorial Service- 11:00 am, 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.