Funeral services for Jeremy Vincent Johnson, 21, Lawrence will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Military Honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. He died October 10, 2010 in Lawrence.
He was born November 23, 1988 in Lawrence, KS the son of Eric Johnson and Wendy Albertson Traul.
Jeremy graduated from the Lawrence High School in 2008 and was serving as Private E2 for the Kansas National Guard, he had been serving the last four months in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.
He was an active volunteer at Lawrence High School. He gave talks with the Army recruiters to both Lawrence high schools and also at JVC.
Jeremy married Kyla Herbert in March 2009 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home with their two children Alex and Julia.
Other survivors include his parents, James and Wendy Traul of Lawrence; Eric and Angie Johnson of Lawrence, his siblings, Tyler Johnson and Jessi Pierce both of Lawrence, Erica Rexroad of West Virginia; maternal grandparents, Garth and Judy Berg of (town) ; Jerry Alberston of Ozawkie, Kansas; paternal grandparents, Ruby Jones of Orland, California and James Johnson of West Virginia.
The family will greet friends from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in his name to Jeremy Johnson Memorial Fund for Children’s Education Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.