Lynn M. Johnson, 47

September 06, 2010
  • Lynn M. Johnson, 47

AUG. 18, 1963-SEPT. 4, 2010

Lynn M. Johnson, age 47, of 72 Colorado St., Box 183, Marion, Pa., died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at his home after a one-year battle with cancer.

Born Aug. 18, 1963, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Arthur M. and Mabel M. (Negley) Johnson.

Lynn worked in graphic design and was a portrait artist. He also was a private art instructor.

Lynn was a member of Calvary Bible Church of Greencastle.

He enjoyed bicycling and was a member of the South Mountain Velo Club. He also enjoyed photography, and being with his family and children.

Lynn was a 1981 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and received a diploma from the Pennsylvania School of the Arts of York, Pa., in 1984


He and his wife, Brooke A. (Purdy) Johnson, were married Oct. 19, 1996, at Calvary Bible Church.

Surviving family, in addition to his wife, are one son, Ethan Lynn Johnson, at home; one daughter, Mackenzie Laine Johnson, at home; one sister, Diane M. (wife of Robert) Whitmore, Greencastle; one brother, Keith M. (husband of Michele) Johnson, Greencastle; and three nieces.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. from Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, with Pastor Richard Overcash officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and at the church one hour before the service on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Lynn Johnson Children's College Fund at Susquehanna Bank, 35 N. Carlisle St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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