Loren H. Johnson, 77 of Cabool, passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at his home.  He was born on May 14, 1942, in Solo, the son of Harold and Zula Erwin Johnson. 

Mr. Johnson was raised in Solo; he attended and graduated from Houston High School.  Shortly after graduation he entered the U.S. Marines, where he served his country until receiving his honorable discharge in 1964. 

He married Diannia Mead on Jan. 9, 1965, at Solo. They had two sons, Jesse Scott and William Jeffrey.  He was well-known for his colorful language, hardheadedness and especially doing things his own way.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.  He is survived by his sons, Scott Johnson of Windsor and Jeff Johnson of Cabool; three grandchildren; his sister, Kay Watson of West Plains; and his much loved dog, Sissy. 

A memorial visitation is 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at the funeral chapel. 

Inurnment will be at a later date in the Cabool Cemetery. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. 

Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.

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