Thomas Theodore Johnson
07/08/1960 - 09/25/2019
Thomas Theodore “Tom” Johnson, 59, of Draper UT, passed away suddenly on September 25, 2019. Among the many who grieve his loss are his family who he loved beyond measure.
He is survived by Tina, his high school sweetheart and wife of 39 years, of Draper UT, his son Thomas Johnson and wife Renee and grandson Cameron of Larkspur, CO, daughter Tiffany Johnson and fiancé Jacob Stewart of Thornton CO, his parents Ralph and Ruth Johnson of Albuquerque, NM, sister Barbara Johnson of Albuquerque, brother Greg Johnson of San Antonio, TX and sister Janet Hecht and husband Alan of Lawrenceville, GA. His loss is also felt profoundly by his in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and colleagues.
Born July 8, 1960 in Manhattan Kansas, Tom’s family moved to Albuquerque in 1963 where he was raised and graduated from Del Norte High School in 1978. He loved the outdoors, back-packed many miles in his younger years and was an Eagle Scout. Tom started working as a teenager at a Christmas tree lot and never quit working. He got into the home improvement business and over the years worked for Allwoods, Builder’s Square, Eagle Hardware and Lowes. Most recently he was the District Manager for Lowes in Utah. He worked incredibly hard and played hard as well. An enthusiast for anything motorized he had a series of muscle cars in the 1970s, loved his Harley and was able in indulge his passion for Corvettes.
His family was his world and everything he did was to benefit them. He was so proud of his children and was delighted to be a grandpa. His ability to take care of his family was unrelenting. Everything he did was always to better their life. He was consistent, loyal, thoughtful and provided beyond measure. He will always be known as a kind and generous man with a great sense of humor and the highest degree of integrity. He will be remembered as a remarkable husband and an amazing father. His love is irreplaceable.
Friends and family are invited to an informal gathering that will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Larkin Mortuary in Riverton, UT (3688 W 12600 S) from 5:30-7 p.m. to honor Tom’s life.