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Gayle M. Johnson

September 7, 1937 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

Gayle M. Johnson, 83, of Woodhull, IL.  died Saturday December 26, 2020 in his home.  Private Funeral services will be Wednesday December 30, 2020 at the Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull.  Burial is in the Woodhull Cemetery.  Visitation is from 4-6 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.  An additional visitation will be from  11:00 AMto 1:00 PM Wednesday.  The family will not be present.   Memorials may be left to the Tri- County Ambulance, Woodhull Cemetery Association or the AlWood Food Pantry.  Online condolences can be left at petersonwallinknox.com

He was born September 7, 1937 in Galesburg, IL to Milton and Ruth Lindeen Johnson.  He graduated from AlWood High School.  Gayle served in the U.S Army Reserves.  On September 12, 1970 he married Donna L. Perlinger in Paxton Nebraska.

He began his career in Television sales and repair with his dad at Johnson’s Hardware in Woodhull then relocating to  Harry’s TV in San Pedro CA until returning to Woodhull where he worked at Bacon-Deering TV in Rock Island.  He opened his own store, Gayle Johnson TV in Woodhull, which he owned for over 30 years until becoming an independent contractor for Lindstroms in Galesburg retiring in 2018.

His memberships include the Bethany Lutheran Church in Woodhull and the Miles Sturgeon American Legion post 546.  He enjoyed gardening and fishing and could fix anything.

Survivors include his wife, Donna.  2 sons, Tony (Leigh) Johnson of Naperville, IL, Mike Johnson of Bettendorf, IA, 2 grandchildren, Luke and Nathan Johnson of Naperville, 1 sister Gloria (Rodney) Fausett of Florida and several nieces and nephews. 

His parents preceded him in death

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home Woodhull
525 N. Division Street
Woodhull, IL 61490

Please note
DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS AN ADDITIONAL VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11: 00 am to 1:00 PM WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 30 AT THE FUNERAL HOME

Donations

Tri-County Ambulance
210 W. Sauk Avenue, Rio IL 61472
Tel: 1-309-972-5901

Woodhull Cemetery
402 W. 5th Avenue, Woodhull IL 61490

AlWood Food Pantry

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