Larry A. Johnson
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Larry A. Johnson
  • November 14, 1944 - January 18, 2017
  • Terrytown, Louisiana

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Larry Albert Johnson passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 72. He was the beloved husband of Karen Delatte Johnson. Father of Melissa Vicknair and the late Richard Johnson. Grandfather of Ashley Vicknair and Christopher Vicknair. Son of the late Bert and Maxine D. Johnson. Brother of Nicky Johnson, Brad Johnson, Samuel Johnson, and Steven Johnson, as well as the late Roger D. Johnson and Douglas B. Johnson. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends, as well as his canine shadow, Lola. He was a member of Crescent City Lodge #387 and Metairie Lodge #444; a long time member of the Lion's Club; the owner and operator of Gretna Body Works for over 40 years; and an avid deer hunter. When asked once if he had it to do over again, and could change anything what would he change, he responded that he would not change a thing, he was doing what he loved.
 
Masonic Funeral Rites will be held in the Chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Westlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shriner's Childrens Hospitals. (www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org) ; Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com