Boyd L. Johnson, Sr.
Date of Birth
February 27, 1938
Crete, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
January 4, 2018
Ashland, Nebraska
Celebration of Life Directions

Sunday, February 11, 2018 ~ 1:00 p.m.
Parker’s Smokehouse ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Boyd L. Johnson Sr., 79 of Ashland passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home.  He was born February 27, 1938 in Crete, NE to Emil and Cecil (Wells) Johnson.  Boyd was a graduate of Beatrice High School and joined the National Guard after graduation.  He worked at Western Electric in Omaha from 1957 – 1960 before owning/operating Boyd’s Diesel and Mechanics Inc. in Ashland.  He enjoyed model airplanes, puzzles, old movies and reading.

He is survived by his children, Boyd L. (Christine) Johnson Jr. of Ashland, David (Kim) Johnson of Ashland, Laurel (Allen) Campbell of Ashland, Emil Johnson of Fremont, NE; grandchildren, April Johnson, Carol Andelt, Ryan Johnson, Krystal Cavallo, Kelley Johnson, Nick Johnson, Kelsey Johnson, Robert Colby Reynoldson, Lexie Campbell, Emily Johnson, nine great-grandchildren; brother Larry (Judy) Johnson of Ashland.

He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Carol Joan (Kuhn) Johnson; 2nd wife, Sue (Welton) Johnson.

Condolences for Boyd L. Johnson, Sr.
  1. Pat Johnson
    • January 8, 2018 - 1 week ago

    Our deepest sympathy to the family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God grant you strength, peace and understanding at this time.

    Dale and Pat Johnson

  2. Kathy
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    Prayers for you all may he rest in peace with the good Lord.

  3. Kriss Prescher
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    So sorry that he has passed. Prayers n Angel Wings for Boyd n his family. May he rest in peace now.

  4. • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    My deepest sympathy to your family You are all in my thoughts and prayers

  5. Stacy White
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    My thoughts and prayers with the Johnson family during this time! Love you all!

  6. • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    Sending my deepest sympathy, and my thoughts and prayers are with all the family!
    Friends of Emil Johnson

  7. Doris Luckeroth
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    So sorry to hear of Boyd’s death, Remember him from high school,I think he graduated a year ahead of me. My sympathy to his family.

  8. Lynn Irons
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    So sorry to hear of your loss. It’s so hard loosing a patent. Prayers to you.

  9. Margaret “Maggie” Higgins
    • January 9, 2018 - 1 week ago

    You have my deepest sympathy. It has been many years since we have seen each other. My husband, Larry Higgins and the Johnson brothers were very good friends during their teen years. Larry (now deceased) would want you all to know he valued your friendship. I have thought of you many times. You are in my thoughts and prayers!

  10. Wendy Redding
    • January 10, 2018 - 1 week ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all Johnson family.

  11. Bill Minnick
    • January 10, 2018 - 1 week ago

    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  12. • January 11, 2018 - 7 days ago

    Uncle Boyde R.I.P. My first memorie of you was getting a ride on your Harley when Inwas about 3. Always having Great Dane for dogs, and being allowed to licking the cork from a cold duck bottle. I loved spending the summer with you and aunt sue after my dad died. You were alway so nice to me. I have so many fawnd memories of the shop. Iam soooo happy that I got to see you in November. You will be greatly missed , until I see you again even though I don’t know when. I will smile when I think of you. Thank for being my uncle.
    Love ya . Prayers to the family.
    Connie K.Halkowitz-White .

  13. Anonymous
    • January 11, 2018 - 6 days ago

    Sorry for your loss

  14. Chris Dickes
    • January 12, 2018 - 5 days ago

    Many thoughts and prayers to the Johnson Family

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