Keith Clark Johnson – October 6, 2017

Keith Clark Johnson, age 25, beloved son of Brian and Amy Johnson of Dover, passed away in his sleep on October 6, 2017. He was eagerly anticipating his departure later that day for the Ohio University Homecoming Weekend festivities.
Keith was born in Canton on February 25, 1992. In 2011, he graduated from Dover High School where he was an exceptional athlete, both in football and wrestling. He earned All-Ohio honors in both sports. He went on to obtain his bachelor’s degree at Ohio University and was a member of the Bobcats wrestling team.
Recently, Keith lived in Columbus and was employed by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.Keith took pride in being a Tornado, a Bobcat, and an OSU employee. He had many long-lasting relationships, always making plans and enjoying time with his multitude of friends.
In addition to his parents, Brian and Amy, Keith will be deeply missed by his grandmother, Patty Johnson of Dover; his sisters, Melissa (James) Mitchell of New Philadelphia, Stacey Liggett of Uhrichsville, and Kristy (Lauren) Liggett of Georgia; his nieces and nephews, Bella and Beau Mitchell and Greenley, Owen, and Anderson Gebhardt; his aunts and uncles, Susie (Jody) Gardner of Tippecanoe, Jon (Debbie) Clark of Deersville, and Gary (Billie) Johnson of Canal Fulton; cousins, Joni (Greg) Tarbert, Lori (Jeremy) Huff, Michelle (Adam) Grandison, and Alex and Garrett Johnson; as well as numerous extended family members. Keith was preceded in death by his grandparents, Keith R. Johnson, and John and Alice Clark.
A Memorial Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. with Pastor Brian Flood officiating. Memorial contributions in Keith’s memory may be directed to the Keith Johnson Bobcat Scholarship Fund, at any Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union.

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5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622

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