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Luke Kenneth Johnson, Jr.

Posted 2019-10-06 by mhenderson
Published in Parker Pioneer on Oct. 24, 2018 -
Parker, Arizona -

Luke Kenneth Johnson Jr. "Sonny"
Professional Title: E.P.A Director, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe
Currently owns: Phirst 4 People Inc.

Specializes in Emergency Response Across Arizona Development of Policy
and Procedures for Tribes, including Consulting Services

06/10/38 – 10/08/18 80 years old

Place of Death: Needles, CA
Cause of Death: Natural
Parents names: son of the late Luke K. Johnson Sr. and the late Fayth
Barrackman Wilson
High School: Parker High School 1955

Occupation(s): Previous owner of (LJC) Luke Johnson Construction and
supervisor; Superintendent for Gunde Gunco, The American Indian
Engineering and Morrison and Knudson; Facility Manager (Retired),
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Yuma, Arizona; and Mechanic (jack of all
trades).

Awards: Willow Fire (Recognition)
Memberships: Active with the Eagles and Elks Clubs in Needles, Parker
and Yuma. Served in the capacity as President and Secretary
(Lifetime). Board member of the Fort Mojave Telecommunications Inc.
and a Fort Mojave Tribal member.
Hobbies: Traveling, Storytelling, Family

Survivors: his daughters, Starrla Mae Johnson and Larrissa Bradian;
and son Andrew Bradian. He had 9 grandchildren, many nieces and
nephews including grand and great grand.

Preceded by: his brothers, Llewellyn Mardale Johnson, Darkmoon
Cliffdweller, David Johnson and Kevin B. Wilson; sisters, Marjorie L.
Reyna and Genevieve Denetsone; daughter, Tamara (Tammy) Faye Johnson
and son Luke Kenneth (Kenny) Johnson III.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Needles Mortuary, Needles, California

Viewing will also be held on Friday, October 19, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Parker Mortuary, Parker Arizona

Traditional Services will follow at the Colorado River Indian Tribes
Big House
Beginning at 6:00 p.m.
26190 Laffoon Rd. Parker, Arizona

Cremation will commence Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 4:00 a.m.

The family of Luke Kenneth Johnson Jr. would like to thank the Fort
Mojave Indian Tribe; the Colorado River Indian Tribes; family and
friends for their contributions and assistance to lay our father,
grandfather, uncle, cousin in his final resting place.

He has had an impact on many lives with his sense of humor, knowledge,
mentoring and devotion to family and will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, we are requesting donations be made to the Eagles
Club or the Elks Club in Parker, Arizona or Needles, California.
Contacts: Larrissa Bradian (928) 577-7518 OR Ramona F. Tsosie
(602)400-9507.




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