June 5, 1961 - February 23, 2020
Eric L. Johnson Sr., 58, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1961 in Kansas City, Mo to the union of Floyd Johnson Sr. and Mary Lou Johnson. Throughout his life Eric always focused on self development and positivity. He coached and mentored many youth by coaching basketball. He was self-employed and owned a garage door installation and repair business. Through his business he remained busy working to provide for his family, which was the most important part of his life. He lived life with an optimistic attitude providing positive guidance to his children. He often told his kids to always look at the good in every situation. In his spare time he enjoyed listening to music, especially Alicia Keys and Michael Jackson, watching football and track & field, traveling and exploring when he could. He loved food, photography, and classic cars. Eric stayed informed and researched what was going on around him. He had faith and always trusted God will work things out. His mantra was don’t worry, chose to be happy. You would always see him with a smile even in his silent suffering. Eric always sought peace and is now at peace. He will be deeply missed. He is preceded in death by his father, Floyd Johnson, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Mary Lou Johnson; three children, Erica Johnson, Eric Johnson Jr., and Amber Popoalii; two grandchildren, Nevere Popoalii (4) and Jeevana Popoalii (2); step mother, Betty Johnson; siblings, Brenda McDonald, Floyd Johnson Jr., Saundra Johnson, Sheri Tuggle, and Sonya Mason; and many nieces, nephews, and great friends. A visitation will be held from 11:00-12:00 PM with Funeral Services beginning at 12:00 PM. Monday, March 9, 2020 at Maple Hill Funeral Home.
Eric L. Johnson Sr., 58, of Shawnee, KS, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1961 in Kansas City, Mo to the union of Floyd Johnson Sr. and Mary Lou Johnson. Throughout his life... View Obituary & Service Information
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