Ira Johnson

December 23, 1925 - July 24, 2019
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Ira (Mike) Johnson Jr., 93, of Dill City, Oklahoma passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was born on December 23, 1925 to Ira Tip & Ida (Schneburger) Johnson in Foss, Oklahoma. Mike grew up and attended school in Burns Flat, Oklahoma, graduating at the top of his class as Valedictorian in 1944. After high school he enlisted into the United States Army and was proud to serve his Country, he fought in World War II and served under General George Patton. Later he met the love of his life; Charlene Cook and they were married on July 3, 1954 in Thomas, Oklahoma, to this union was born five children: David, Kay, Terry, Vance and Beverly. Mike spent his working life farming, he loved his cotton fields, he even won farmer of the year in 1955. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Dill City, Oklahoma. Mike loved his family more than life itself, he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:
Children: David Johnson of Dill City, OK
Kay Plummer of Dill City, OK
Terry Johnson & wife Tammy of Dill City, OK
Beverly Gilstrap of Dill City, OK
Daughter-in-Law: Robin Johnson of Elk City, OK
Grandchildren: Stoney Johnson of Dill City, OK
Bobby Johnson of Dill City, OK
Tammy Rhoades & husband Jimmy of Sentinel, OK
Rowdy Johnson of Dill City, OK
Terry Kay Alexis & husband Kenny of Duncanville, TX
Bertina Wolfe of Dill City, OK
Cody Peters & husband Chris of Elgin, OK
Jeremy Johnson & wife Hopi of Dill City, OK
Jerrid Johnson of Dill City, OK
Logan Gilstrap of Dill City, OK
Justin Johnson & wife Renee of Burns Flat, OK
Jerome Johnson & wife Wendy of Canyon, TX
Joni Sherrer & husband John of Norman, OK
Shea Glancey & husband Brandon of Elk City, OK
Travis Johnson & wife Shayla of Elk City, OK
26 Great ~ Grandchildren
11 Great ~ Great Grandchildren
Sister: Donna Kilhoffer of Dill City, OK
Brothers: Johnny Johnson of Sayre, OK
Donald Johnson of Dill City, OK
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Ira Tip & Ida Johnson, wife: Charlene Johnson, Son: Vance Johnson, Grandchildren: J.B. Johnson and Dakota Johnson, 1 great Grandchild: Victoria and 2 Sisters; Imogene Nicholas and Mildred Thionnett

Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 29, 2019
Grace Baptist Church
Dill City, Oklahoma
Interment: South Burns Cemetery
Dill City, Oklahoma

Service Information

Date: July 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: July 28, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: July 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Date: July 29, 2019

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Thoughts go out to the family and many many friends of Ira "Mike".  He will be greatly missed.
Marilyn &Jason Williams
Burns Flat, OK
Didn't get to know you like others, wish I had, but from every person who mentioned you, I felt like I had. Go rest high on that mountain... your throne awaits you sir...
Katha Shreder
Hennessey, OK
Peace be with you. Losing a loved one is hard be there for one another. Trust in the Lord.
Becky Riddle
Muldrow, OK
So sorry for your loss sending prayers for the family
David and Nancy Harbuck
Dill City,, OK
God bless your family during this difficult time.
Linda and David jones
Cordell, OK
Our sympathies to you all. Mike will be missed.
Shannon Taylor
Dill City, OK
Mike your Gina be missed. I love your family
Phil Ragan
Madeira Beach, FL
When the role is called up yonder.......  Prayers for Mike and his family.  Pk
Cathy Mandrell Schones
Canute, OK
What a man, worked hard for his family.  He had a wonderful life that he worked for each day.  God bless and prayers for all of you.
LeAnn Adkisson
Oklahoma City, OK
He was a Great Man, He will be missed by everyone that he touched.
Kathy Zarecki Miller
Corn, OK
So sorry for the family but Ms. Charlene must be dancing and smiling to be reunited with him.  Sammi will be ipset of course that he's keeping the girls from riding so much haha. Love this family and praying for peace and comfort. Sorry I couldn't be there, we just came back from Ruidoso where I did bet on a horse in his honor and won a whoppin $23.00 haha. Peace to the family
John & Cheryl Adams
Burns Flat, OK
We will miss seeing Mike on the road checking the cotton crops.
Jenny martin
Cordell,ok.73632, OK
My heart goes out to all of FAMILY an friend's..May God give you all the strength to get through ....Too carry on with such GREAT memories of The Legendary Mr. Mike Johnson him self...God bless you one and all...
Misty Guzman
St. Louis, MO
God bless and family and friends, my thoughts are with you all.
Cleta Hiner-Felzien
Limon, CO
I am sorry for your loss.
Mary Cook
Cordell, OK
So sorry for your lose. We loved me. He kept everyone one their toes. Our prayers & thoughts are with you always
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