JOHNSON, Lynn Richard

May 18, 1939 – December 13, 2019

With peace and solace, and joy that he’s at rest, Lynn Johnson passed away gently in the loving arms of his wife Elizabeth (Liz) Johnson, late in the evening on Friday, December 13th.

Lynn will be deeply missed by his wife Elizabeth (Liz); daughter Julie (Rick) and their children David and Victoria; daughter Tracy Lynn and her son James; step daughter Anita (Michael) and their children Leah and Joshua; his sister Carmine; many nieces, nephews, extended family and wonderful friends.  Lynn is predeceased by 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Lynn was born in Lacombe, AB and raised in Blackfalds, AB where he attended school. He also attended the University of Alberta. Lynn later lived in Ontario and Saskatchewan but he had to come back to Alberta to what he says is “God’s country”. Alberta has always been his home.  Lynn worked his life in mechanical sales and service, was passionate about music, and was an avid reader. Lynn was comfortable in his own skin and at complete peace with where he was in his life. His motto, which he lived, was “Don’t complain; don’t explain”.

A Celebration of Lynn’s Life will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm at St. Andrew’s United Church (128 – 1 Street East, Cochrane, AB). For any musicians in attendance, please bring your instrument as an Acoustic Jam will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association (https://www.ab.lung.ca/donate). Special thanks to Dr. Frazer and the nurses at the Rockyview General Hospital’s outpatient Respiratory Clinic and Dr. Z. Ramji, our GP for 40 years.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Home, Florence (Flo) Simpson, Funeral Director. Ph: 403-932-1039.

  1. On 17/12/2019 at 7:05 pm Kate Odasz Said:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. He sounds like a wonderful man and I wish I were there to share in your memories of Lynn and the Jam Session to follow. What a beautiful way to celebrate him. Kate Odasz

  2. On 18/12/2019 at 10:14 am Cheryl Wilson Said:

    I was blessed to spend a weekend and get to know the two of you many years ago. I remember the weekend with joy. Blessing and love to Liz during this painful and transitional time. Memory Eternal to dear Lynn.
    Cheri Wilson

  3. On 18/12/2019 at 11:23 am McIntyre's in Prince Rupert Said:

    All our love and hearts are with you all as you celebrate the life of Uncle Lynn, father, husband and friend to many. His cheerfulness and sense of humour will be sadly missed. You were a special person in our family and we will smile everytime we think of you. I imagine there will be lots of music and stompin’ goin’ up there! Love Cam, Darlene, Joanna, Xiomara, Emily, Josh, Nathan and Joshua.

  4. On 20/12/2019 at 12:21 am Ann Law Said:

    Dear Liz and family: My deepest condolences on the passing of Lynn. He was always a kind, gentle man and am sure will be missed by all his acquaintances. Had the pleasure of his guitar playing many times. Thanks, Lynn!

    Ann Law

  5. On 20/12/2019 at 8:34 am louise & tony davis Said:

    It is with great sadness we heard of Lynn’s passing.From his cheerful personality, to his unforgettable laugh, he was a wonderful friend for anyone to have. Although we cannot be there today, we will never forget him.To Liz & family, he was always there for you.God Bless.Love Louise & tony Davis.

  6. On 14/02/2020 at 4:05 am Nutecsciences Said:

    Bennie Edward Parker On Sunday, December 29, 2019, Bennie Edward Parker, loving son, father of three sons, brother to three sisters and two brothers passed away in his sleep as a result of Stage 4 COPD at the age of 63 years. Bennie was born July 27, 1956 to Gladys (Jackie Jackson) and Bennie Joe Parker in Texas City, Texas. He attended Alvin High School. Bennie enjoyed working with his hands. He could make anything out of wood and his work was beautiful. He was known as a kind, loving, charitable man. His family called him Bennie Do because if they needed anything fixed, he was the one they called. He was preceded in death by his parents Jackie and Bennie Parker and is survived by three sons, Heath (Shelly) Parker, Nickolas Parker, Anthony Parker, sisters, Vickie (Bobby) Berryman, Tranyce (Tom) Moore, Tamie (Pat) Triola, his brothers, Warren Wiggins, Danny Joe Parker and nieces, Tonya (Charles) Dansby, Christina (Brian) Hinton, Tessa (Jonathan) Gest, Tori Moore, nephews, Stephen (Erica) Berryman, Jonathan (Athina) Young, cousins and a host of dear friends. Memorial: January 11, 2020 @ 2:m Pace Funeral Home 200 FM 350 North Livingston, Tx 77351 Funeral Services for Mickey Lynn Carrico, 61, of Corrigan will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Corrigan Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in the Wheeler Cemetery in Wakefield. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until service time. Mickey was born on September 1, 1958 in Lufkin to the late Hillard Carroll Carrico and Murl Lynn (Byron) Hines and passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020 in Nacogdoches. Mickey was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time outdoors mowing the yard and painting. He would attend Pine Valley Raceway, where he enjoyed the drag racing. In his younger years, he would take his boat out on Lake Houston and spend time with friends and family. Mickey was a very outgoing person, who never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Teresa Ann Carrico. He is survived by his brothers, David Carroll Carrico and wife Honey of Groveton; Royce Carrico and wife Gerri Lea of Corrigan; sisters, Kathy McKenna and husband Stephen of Humble; and Casey De Geer and husband Shane; special friends, Kenneth Grisham, Dewayne Burks, Tommy Courtney, Shot Placker, Doug Gassiott, John Walter Cobb and John Coker Ratley and numerous other relatives and friends who will miss him greatly. Pallbearers: Royce Carrico, Keith Wright, Joshua Carrico, Brian Carrico, Kevin Wallace, Matt Brown, Doug Taylor, and Kenneth Grisham. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Corrigan Funeral Home.

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