Date of Birth: September 23, 1945
Date of Death: December 11, 2016
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, 2016 at St. Joan of Arc
Catholic Church, 3155 South – 200 West, Kokomo, with Rev. Fr. Matthew Arbuckle the celebrant.
Graveside Service Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4:00
p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road,
where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Messages on condolence may be submitted at
Jim was a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam from 1969
until 1971. Jim was employed with Delphi Delco Electronics from 1983 until his retirement in 2010.
A member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Jim will be remembered as a generous man, often going
out of his way to help those in need. He enjoyed his motorcycle, carpentry, and tending to his vegetable
He is survived by his children, Michelle (Justin) Johnson Jones and David (Cristina) Johnson;
grandchildren, Anna Jones and Claire Johnson; siblings, Elaine (James) Feeney, Mary (Martin) Smith,
Thomas (Vicki) Johnson and Katherine (Timothy) Rasinski; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Bernard Robert “Bob” Johnson and Richard Paul