November 8, 1935 - February 23, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS – Jerrold “Jerry” E. Johnson, age 85, of McCordsville, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021. He was born in Greenwood on November 8, 1935 Paul and Martha (Rusk) Johnson. He graduated from Arsenal Tech High School in 1953. Jerry received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University. He served in the U.S. Army. He married Nancy (Barnett) Johnson on December 31, 1957. Jerry worked for Western Electric as an industrial engineer until he retired in 1990. He was a Boy Scout leader and assistant Scout Master for Troop #137 and was a docent for several of the Frank Lloyd Wright properties. He was also a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church. Jerry loved driving and traveling and has seen nearly every state in the U.S. He is survived by his son, Thomas Johnson of Indianapolis; daughter, Deborah Johnson of Indianapolis; brother, Keith Johnson of Albuquerque; son-in-law, Richard Cecrle of Indianapolis; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Johnson of Akron; grandchildren, Amanda (Josh) Fesmire, Melissa (Ryan) Bucksot, Bryan Cecrle; great-grandchildren, Anna Bucksot, Mia Bucksot, Molly Bucksot, Ayla Bucksot, Joe Cecrle, Jackson Fesmire. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Rebecca Cecrle; and son, Jerrold “Jay” Johnson. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the John E. Christian Family Memorial Trust, Inc, 1301 Woodland Avenue West Lafayette, IN 47906. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
INDIANAPOLIS – Jerrold “Jerry” E. Johnson, age 85, of McCordsville, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021. He was born in Greenwood on November 8, 1935 Paul and Martha (Rusk) Johnson. He graduated from Arsenal Tech High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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