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Cyrus Johnson

Funeral services for Cyrus Johnson, 81, of Champaign, will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, johnsonChampaign. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

The Rev. Jerry Nichols will officiate.

Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, where military honors will be accorded by Post 71, Urbana.

Mr. Johnson passed away at 12:50 p.m., Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

He was born Dec. 14, 1935, in Canton, Ill., the son of Cyrus Johnson II and Emma (Davison) Johnson. They preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was one sister, Joanne Leemini.

Mr. Johnson married Sharon Wheeler on Oct. 1, 1961, in Farmington, Ill. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Lynn Wells, of Champaign; two sons, Bradley Johnson, of Champaign, and Chad Johnson, of Chicago; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Johnson served his country in both the Air Force and the Navy. A barber by profession, he retired from the University of Illinois where he was employed as a maintenance worker.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.

 

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