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Obituary of Joseph Benjamin Johnson

Joseph B. Johnson, 52, of Niles, passed away from, injuries sustained from an automobile accident on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.


He was born on October 28, 1966 in Niles to the late Fay Alvin and Jo Ann (Barrett) Johnson.


Joe had previously been employed through Wag’n Tails in Granger, Indiana. He was an avid Notre Dame and NASCAR fan.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his father in October of 2018 and his mother, January of 2000.


Joe is survived by his siblings; LuAnn (& Gene) Solloway of Elkhart, Indiana, Teresa (& Rodney, Sr.) Solloway and Fay Johnson, Jr., both of Niles, David (& Heather) Johnson of Leesburg, Florida, and Shelley Johnson, Rita Johnson and Richard (& Jamey) Johnson, all of Niles; 51 Nieces and nephews, 49 great-nieces and nephews, and 5 great-great-nieces and nephews. He will also be remembered by his girlfriend, Peggy Smith and her children, Stephanie Miller and Joshua Krueger.


Funeral services to celebrate Joe's life will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home in Niles at 5:00 p.m. with a time of visitation beginning at 3:30 p.m. A private interment will be held, where Joseph will be laid to rest at Silverbrook Cemetery, with his parents.


Memorial contributions may be made in Joe's memory to Brown Funeral Home or to


Memories and photos of Joe may be shared with his family at


Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Niles.

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