L.B. Ellis Johnson Jr, age 61, of Elgin, IL passed away Saturday August 9, 2014 suddenly at his home in Elgin, IL He was born on August 7, 1953 in Chicago, IL to the union of L.B. Sr. and Maybeline Johnson.

L.B. was a loving father grandfather and brother. His beautiful smile filled many with love. L.B. was known as a private man filled with knowledge of all sorts. He loved to tinker with gadgets, tell jokes, play cards and draw.   A veteran of the United States Army serving with 1st Battalion 12th Field Artilleryworking as a crewman on the Lance missile system.

He is survived by his Sons L.B. Ellis III, Jason Johnson his sisters and brothers Mable (Vaughn) Kyles, Darryl (Sheila) Johnson, Jerome, Denise, Joanne, George (Lutisha), Christine, Charles Johnson, with many many grandchildren, nieces and nephews

He is proceeded in death by his brothers Robert, Claerence, Belton and Alonzo Johnson. As well as his sister Sharon.

A visitation will take place Sunday August 17, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with services at 7:00 PM at Madison Funeral Home 305 Park Street Elgin, IL 60120 PM Internment will take place Monday at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL with honors rendered at 1:00 PM.

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