Joseph B. Johnson, of Niles

Published 9:43 am Friday, January 25, 2019

Oct. 28, 1966 — Jan. 22, 2019

Joseph B. Johnson, 52, of Niles, passed away from, injuries sustained from an automobile accident on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.

He was born on Oct. 28, 1966, in Niles, to the late Fay Alvin and Jo Ann (Barrett) Johnson.

Joseph B. Johnson

Joe had previously been employed through Wag’n Tails in Granger. He was an avid Notre Dame and NASCAR fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father in October of 2018 and his mother, January of 2000.

Joe is survived by his siblings; LuAnn (Gene) Solloway, of Elkhart, Teresa (Rodney Sr.) Solloway and Fay Johnson Jr., both of Niles, David (Heather) Johnson, of Leesburg, Florida, and Shelley Johnson, Rita Johnson and Richard (Jamey) Johnson, all of Niles; 51 nieces and nephews, 49 great-nieces and nephews, and five great-great-nieces and nephews. He will also be remembered by his girlfriend, Peggy Smith and her children, Stephanie Miller and Joshua Krueger.

Funeral services to celebrate Joe’s life will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home, in Niles, with a time of visitation beginning at 3:30 p.m.

A private interment will be hosted where Joseph will be laid to rest at Silverbrook Cemetery, with his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to Brown Funeral Home or to

Memories and photos of Joe may be shared with his family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Niles.