Randy Johnson, 58

Randy Alan Johnson, 58, of rural Wabash, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at his home.

He was born May 16, 1960, in Wabash, to Franklin D. Johnson and Anna Faye (Stidham) Powell.

Randy graduated from Southwood High School in 1978. He married Marcia Gatchel in Wabash on Oct. 20, 1979.

He worked as a forklift operator and receiving clerk for Paperworks for 22 years and also had worked for the Indiana Department of Transportation. Randy enjoyed golfing, and was an avid Oakland Raiders football and Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan. His favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Marcia Johnson; four sons, Matthew Alan (Treccia Proffitt) Johnson, Michael Brandon (Dakota Frazier) Johnson, Daniel E. (Jordan K. Fox) Johnson, and Tyler F. (Emma Sue) Johnson; and his mother, Anna Faye (Glen) Powell, all of Wabash, seven grandchildren, Taylor A. Johnson, Matthew Johnson, Jr., Landan Johnson, Cayden Shepherd, Quentin Johnson, Callie E. Johnson, and Raeylyn Johnson, and his sister, Rhonda Johnson Etling, all of Wabash, and his brother, Galen (Kathy) Sopher of Leesburg.

He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin D. Johnson, and a sister, Robin Eckman.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Tim Webb officiating.  Burial will be in LaFountain IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is American Heart Association.

The memorial guest book for Randy may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Mar 08