Forrest “Buster” Johnson, Jr., 98, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on May 15, 1920, a son of the late Forrest Johnson, Sr. and Imo (Green) Johnson.

Buster graduated from Center Ridge High School. He was married in Lebanon, Indiana, on April 8, 1939, to Norma Jean (Merchant) Johnson; she passed away on December 22, 2006.

He was a milk hauler for dairy farmers and later worked for Strawmyer Gas & Electric, retiring in 1984.

Buster never met a stranger and was a joy to be around. He loved to tell a good story and enjoyed being surrounded by friends and family.

Survivors:
Two Daughters:
Pat Jamison and late husband, Charles “Duke” Jamison – Lebanon
Sheila (Donald) Neese – Lebanon, Indiana

Five Grandchildren:
John (Sandy) Jamison – Lebanon, Indiana
Patrick (Penny) Jamison– Lebanon, Indiana
Scott (Dawn) Jamison– Lebanon, Indiana
Kimberly (Darrell) Hart– Lebanon, Indiana
Melodie Riley – Brownsburg, Indiana

Eight Great Grandchildren:
Levi (Jessica) Jamison – Greenwood, Indiana
Erika (Tommy) Jamison – Louisville, Kentucky
Joe (Kristin) Jamison – South Bend, Indiana
Matthew (Lauren) Jamison – Fishers, Indiana
Zackery Jamison – Lebanon, Indiana
Parker Jamison – Lebanon, Indiana
Brandon Hart – Lebanon, Indiana
Kaitlin Hart – Pittsboro, Indiana

Five Great-Great Grandchildren

One Brother: David (Ellen) Johnson – Lebanon, Indiana

Three Sisters-In-Law:
Karen Padgett -Whitestown, Indiana
Hazel Johnson -Lebanon, Indiana
Maxine Johnson -Lebanon, Indiana

Many Nieces and Nephews

In addition to his parents and wife, Buster was preceded in death by six brothers, John, Jackie, Billy, Victor, Robert, and Frank; two sisters, Annie Sheets and Margie Beck; and a son-in-law, Charles “Duke” Jamison.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.

Graveside Services will follow visitation at 3:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorials may be made in Buster’s memory to Meals on Wheels, 1626 Douglas Lane, Lebanon, IN 46052