Lawrence Johnson
Lawrence Johnson
Lawrence Johnson

Obituary of Lawrence Johnson

Larry E. Johnson, age 79, of Ferndale, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017. He was a lifelong Whatcom County resident. 

Larry graduated from Bellingham High School in 1956. He joined the United States Airforce and later became a member of the American Legion. Larry married the love of his life Renee McLeod in 1958. He was a member of the Carpenters Union and the Teamsters Union. Larry retired from the Whatcom County Road Department. He enjoyed watching the Seahawks and the Mariners. His greatest joy was his family.

Survivors include his wife Renee; sons Steve (Jody) and Jay (Deborah); grandchildren Holly (Sean) Linville and Ben (Tanya) Johnson; great grandchildren Hailey and Malia Linville and Arason and Harlan Johnson; sisters Marilyn Gran and Sandy (Mick) Reynolds, and numerous nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudy and Tess Johnson, and in-laws, George and Frieda McLeod. 

An Open House will be held on Monday, August 21, from 3pm to 6pm at Portal Creek Park Clubhouse, 6350 Portal Way, Ferndale.