December 10, 1941 ~ April 19, 2021

Born in: Lebanon, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

William Dean “Bill” Johnson Sr. of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at the age of 79 on April 19, 2021. On December 10, 1941, Bill was born in Lebanon, IN, to the late Floyd and Opha (Evans) Johnson. Bill was a retired Bookkeeper, working at various businesses throughout Indianapolis.

Bill enjoyed camping, coin collecting, outdoor activities, and riding his riding lawnmower. He enjoyed spending time at the cabin fondly called “The Ridge” enjoying nature. He also enjoyed learning about history and watching nature documentaries. Bill was also a longtime lover of Corvette Cars.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Opha (Evans) Johnson along with his brother Rick Johnson, his daughter Sherri Andrews and grandson Christopher Stone.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 40 years, Sandy Johnson, children Terri Heldman (Richard), Sheila Howard, Gina Henson (Phil), William Johnson Jr., and son-in-law Mark Andrews. Sisters Connie Davison (Jim), Kathy Brock (Bill), and Vicki Babbitt (Barry Deceased). Grandchildren Tresanay, Shannon, Monica, Russell, Nickolas, Brandon, Eric, Crystal, Hannah, Samantha, and Mackenzie. Great-grandchildren Sydney, Wendell, Dylan, Nathan, Jordan, Paiton, Jace, and Isaac. He will also be greatly missed by his beloved doggy Gracie Lou.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Parkinson’s Foundation at

Visitation will be from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 1pm.


Visitation: April 24, 2021 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: April 24, 2021 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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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

  2. My deepest condolences to the Johnson family. Sending prayers and caring thoughts to my dear friend Bill.

  3. All of your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love to you all from the family of
    Uncle Ralph Evans.

  4. To the Johnson family, may the Lord be your strength and tower in your time of bereavement, we love you. the Howard family

  5. Thinking of you and the family in your time of loss. Sending powerful energy through the universe for you all!

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