Leo died July 12, 2003 at the age of 79.
He was born May 1, 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Otis and Jenny Johnson. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during [World War II and] the Korean War and was a member of the DAV and VFW. Leo was a long-time volunteer at the Salt Lake Veterans Hospital.
He was passionate about the outdoors and loved fishing and camping.
He was a beloved father of four, Ben, Marilyn, Pam of CA and Laurie of AZ; and grandfather of nine, all of whom he leaves behind.
A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, July 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South, Murray, under the direction of Redwood Memorial Mortuary, West Jordan.
Donations may be made in Leo’s name to the American Diabetes Association.