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JOHNSON, Edward "Eddie", age 86 of Dayton passed away at home on Thursday June 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Walker and Anna Johnson; son, Larry Johnson; 2 sisters; and 3 brothers. Eddie is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Johnson; daughter, Diana (Jack) Zerbey; and son, James (Fiancée, Tina Miller) Johnson; grandchildren, Christopher Johnson, and Sarah Zerbey and Anthony (Fiancée, Cammy Abel) Zerbey; 2 sisters; 5 brothers; and his dog, Buddy. Eddie served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He retired as a Supervisor of Preventive Maintenance, shop 2 after 30 years from the Dayton Public Schools. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 73, Fraternal Order of the Eagles 321, and the American Legion Post 763. A visitation will be held on Tuesday June 27, 2017 from 10-11 AM at Tobias Funeral Home, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 11 AM with Chaplain Pamela Gaylor officiating. Burial will be in the Valley View Memorial Gardens in Xenia. Online condolences may be sent to the family at