Fred Johnson, age 75 of Greenville, passed away 2:30 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Fred I. Johnson, the son of Carl Fredrick and Violet Mennet Breckenridge Johnson, was born June 1, 1941 in Hot Spring, Arkansas. He grew up in Edwardsville, Illinois and attended the local schools. Fred graduated from Edwardsville High School. Fred and Harriett Rose Zoeller were united in marriage September 22, 1960. They had 39 years together before her passing in 2000.
Fred has been with Sue (Pyle) Hudzietz for the past 16 years. They celebrated as husband and wife on August 15, 2010. They moved to Greenville in 2007 after he retired. Fred worked for Southwest Products for 36 years (1970-2006).
Fred is survived by his children: Tracy Eggert and husband Steven of Scottsdale, Arizona, Tony Johnson and wife Collette of Surprise, Arizona and Lanis Johnson and wife Becki of Scottsdale, Arizona. Sue’s children: Constance Sherwood and husband Greg of Avondale, Arizona, Cynthia Davidson and husband Chris of Gainsville, Texas and Cory Weiler of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Fred and Sue have enjoyed 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Fred is also survived by his 2 sisters: Sherry Highley of Edwardsville, Illinois and Joyce Heiney and husband Lloyd of Edwardsville, Illinois.
Fred is preceded in death by his parents, wife Harriett and Sue’s son Chris Weiler in 2005.
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