Harry O. Johnson, 89, of Tipton joined his heavenly family and friends on Thursday December 12, 2019 at Epworth Manor.
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He was born March 7, 1930 on the family farm, the second son of the late Oscar and Esta (Fisher) Johnson. He was first married to Blanche Riddle on June 20, 1951 in Sinking Valley She passed away September 14, 1979. On August 19, 1983 he wed Suzanne Keefer Linder.
Surviving are his wife, three children; Cynthia Giblock and husband John of Lilly, Andrew Johnson and wife Sarah and Eric Johnson and wife Jodi both of Sinking Valley, a step-son Nathan Linder and girfriend Stephanie Faerber of Bethlehem, five grandchildren; Erin Dorsk of Alexandria, VA, Jaclyn Dietze and Daniel Johnson both of Altoona, Matthew Johnson of Charlotte N.C. and Tony Johnson of Sinking Valley.
Following his Air Force enlistment serving in the Korea, he returned to the family farm. With his late brother, Walter, they raised beef and poultry.
He was a 1948 graduate of Altoona High School. He had served as a forest fire warden, was a member of the Sinking Valley Volunteer Fire Company and was a former Tyrone Twp. Supervisor.
Some of his hobbies included hunting, gardening, fishing and creating his own lures. He was the oldest member of St. Olivet Lutheran Church.
There are many who were richly blessed having known him and his great love for family. Harry O. Johnson was a quiet, humble, hard-working man. God willing there should be more people like him.
Funeral services will be held Monday December 16, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, Altoona with Pastor Sharon Erb officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Sinking Valley. Friends will be received at Feller Memorial Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 P.M.
Memorial gifts may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 (WWW.Wounded Warrior Project .Org) or to Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 2266 Kettle Road, Altoona, Pa. 16601 or to Central Pa. Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, Pa. 16602.