April 10, 1979 ~ April 9, 2021

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Johnnie Marsden Jr, 41 of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on April 9, 2021.

Johnnie was born on April 10, 1979. He was raised by his loving parents Gardner Klein and Linda Marsden-Klein.

Johnnie’s passion was art. He was a tattoo artist that loved what he did. He loved putting ideas on paper and making them come alive on skin.  He always had a pencil in hand and paper in front of him.

Johnnie loved camping. He loved being in the woods and fishing. He loved to cook and was always experimenting with new ideas on his favorite dishes. He loved food!

Johnnie also had a passion for cars and music. He was always hunting for a new car that he loved and always planning on what stereo system would be in it. He also loved going to Monster Jam with his kids. It was a yearly tradition.

Johnnie loved attending his kids sporting events. Even though football was his favorite he supported and attended all sports. He loved being a basketball coach as well. He was an avid football fan and loved the Colts and Purdue. He never missed watching a game at home.

Left to cherish all the wonderful memories is the love of his life, his wife Kathy and their children, Matthew Larimore, Katelynn (Patty) Brown, Seth Walls, Jacob Walls and Aaron Marsden; parent, Gardner and Linda Marsden-Klein; sister, Tanya (Scott) Lawalin; 3 grandchildren. Kendall, Eliana and Aceten and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Shelley Collier.

At the request of the family, all services were private.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

    • Stephanie I can not thank you enough for all of your patience and assistance during this time. I truly appreciate every phone call, every conversation and all of your encouraging words.

  2. Bro I don’t know where to start we had lots of good times I’m sure gonna miss you bro I’ll never forget all the good times we have had save me a seat up there close until I see you again rest eazy

    Much love Biggen🙏🙏🙏🙏

    • Junior he loved his time with you. From the tattoo parties to Monster Jam to everything else..he talked about memories all of the time. He thought very highly of you and that is the truth. He has a seat next to him for ya!

  3. Superman
    Broken Road
    Do you want fries with that?
    Get in my car
    You understand…
    I miss you!

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