ROCK SPRINGS — Lester Roy Johnson, 79, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Mr. Johnson died following a lengthy illness.
He was born on July 17, 1937, in Ronan, Montana, the son of Lester Roy and Marjorie Estep Johnson.
Mr. Johnson attended schools in Charlo, Montana.
He married Mary Lou Johnson in Des Moines, Iowa and they were married for many years. She preceded him in death.
Mr. Johnson was a United States Air Force Veteran. He served during peacetime.
He was employed for many years at the Jim Bridger Power Plant as a boilermaker and retired in 2002.
His interests were fishing, hunting and skeet shooting. He was an avid outdoorsman.
Survivors include two brothers Walter E. Johnson and wife Diane of Polson, Montana and Bill Johnson and wife Yolanda of Burlington, Washington; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother Jim.
Cremation has taken place, and there are no services at his request.
Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.