He was born June 10, 1948, in Frankfort, to the late William Thomas Johnson and Mary Elizabeth (Sentz) Johnson, and she survives. On August 12, 1978, he married Cathy Ogden in Frankfort.
Mike graduated from Frankfort Senior High School in 1966. While at Vincennes University, Johnson pledged the Alpha Chapyer of Sigma Pi Fraternity in 1967. He was a farmer and worked at Sun Chemical as a Lab Technician. He served six years in the US National Guard as an Infantry Scout. He was an avid tennis player and loved Purdue Basketball.
Surviving are his wife, Cathy Johnson; two children, Michael O. Johnson of Frankfort, and Morgan Elizabeth Blair, and her husband Martez, of Panama City, FL; one brother, Randy L. Johnson, and his wife Vicki, of Tucson, AZ; and three grandchildren, Liam Michael, Leyton Martez, and Lane Morgan Blair, all of Panama City, FL.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Frankfort, with Pastor Ed Pearson officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Memorials in Mike’s name may be made to Clinton County Cancer or Trinity United Methodist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.