Richard L. Johnson, 80, of Hamilton Lake, died October 14, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born January 14, 1940 in Monroeville, IN and was the son of the late Lloyd and Bernice Johnson. Richard was a butcher for many years and retired from International Harvester. He was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Waterloo, IN. and enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends at the lake. Richard is survived by his wife of 17 years Diane Johnson; sons, Andrew (Katrina) Johnson of Fort Wayne, IN, Thomas Johnson of Albion, IN, and William Johnson of Coldwater, MI; stepdaughter, Kelly (Charles) Bandelier of New Haven, IN grandchildren; Benjamin, Jessica Samuel and Nathan, Joseph and Hannah; step grandchildren C. Mike (Danielle) Bandelier and Jessica (Drew) Bandelier Martin ; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Paige, Sydney; brothers, Dave, Gary, Jack, Mike and Louis Johnson. Richard was preceded in death by his first wife Jean Inman Johnson, sister, Jean Fitzgerald. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 1098 County Rd 39, Waterloo, IN with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2020, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. Face masks required and social distancing will be followed. Burial will be in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen or St Michael the Archangel-Warm Hearts. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.
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