Aaron Alan Johnson, age 27, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mo., as a result of injuries sustained in an accident.
Aaron was born June 22, 1989, in Joplin, and grew up in Diamond and Neosho where he graduated from Neosho High School in 2007. He attended Crowder College, and worked in construction before going to work for F.A.G. where he worked from 2012 to 2016, at which time he went to work for Bemis Manufacturing, in Webb City. Aaron loved to hike, run, hunt, kayak . . . if it was outside, he did it.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah L. Dunn Johnson, of the home; parents, Chris Johnson, of Diamond, and Robin Curless, of Springfield; sister, Genoa Demery and husband, Christopher, of Sarcoxie, Mo.; brother, Andy Johnson, of Springfield; paternal grandparents, Burney and Carol Johnson, of Diamond, maternal grandmother, Sondra Golden, of Neosho; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dale and Rebecca Dunn, of McAllen, Texas; nephews, Aaden and Eli Demery.
In honor of his love of the outdoors, a celebration of Aaron's life will be held at the Redings Mill Bridge at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 10.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on June 3, 2017