Mark Johnson

Mark Leon Johnson, 70, of Panguitch, UT died in Panguitch on January 20, 2024.

Mark was born in Gardena, CA on April 11, 1953 to Howard and Nedra (Goodman) Johnson. He enjoyed going on rock hunting trips with his family and continued his love of traveling until the time of his passing. He graduated from West High in 1971 in Torrance, CA. He served an LDS mission in the Georgia/ South Carolina mission from 1972-1974. He than moved to Panguitch, UT where he worked for Bradshaw auto parts, the Panguitch Police Department, and Garfield County Sheriff’s office. He then attended and graduated from the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy taking him to Fredonia, AZ. He was Deputy Marshall and then Marshall of the Fredonia Marshalls Office. He then went into sales in Flagstaff, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, and Heber, AZ until his retirement. He then returned to Panguitch, UT.

Mark married the love of his life Bettyann on February 14,1975 in the Los Angelas LDS Temple. To this union was born 4 sons and 2 daughters who he cherished everyday. He was preceded in death by his Parents, his In-laws Max and Doris Nichols, and his oldest son Mark Jr. Mark is survived by his loving wife Bettyann of Panguitch, Daughters Amy (Chris) Jensen, Cedar City, UT Pamela (Jesse) Horn of Heber, AZ. Sons Gregory (Michelle) Johnson of Fremont MI, Michael of Phoenix, AZ and Jeffrey of Cedar City, UT. 22 Grandchildren. Braylynn, Bayleigh, Blake, Brody, Bryce, Brock, Briggs, Brekyn, and Blayzlee Jensen. Gabriel (Cammy), Noah (Logan), Isabella, Lily, Jonah, Elijah, and Chloe Horn, Isaiah, Oliver, Owen, and Samuel Johnson, Riley and Logan Johnson. His Great grandson and pal D.J and a Great Granddaughter on the way. He is also survived by his Brother Ward (Marta) Johnson of TX, and Sister Karan (Joe) Price of OR. Multiple nieces, nephews, and by many other Family and Friends.

A viewing will be held in the Panguitch Stake Center, 550 South 100 West, from 1:00 – 1:45 PM followed by a graveside service in the Panguitch Cemetery at 2:00 PM.


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