Leroy Clinton Johnson was born June 13, 1938, in Sparks to James Clinton and Alice Margaret (Stewart) Johnson. He passed away Oct. 6, 2017, in Oklahoma City at the age of 79.

Leroy Clinton Johnson was born June 13, 1938, in Sparks to James Clinton and Alice Margaret (Stewart) Johnson. He passed away Oct. 6, 2017, in Oklahoma City at the age of 79.

Leroy grew up in Sparks, where he graduated high school in 1957.

He married Patsy (Booth) on Aug. 18, 1957. To this union, three daughters were born.

He worked various jobs, including farming, road construction, ending his working career as a tractor mechanic.

Leroy married Susan Ybright on Jan. 27, 1987.

He loved his family and his grandchildren and enjoyed the outdoors, even bailing hay during his courageous fight with cancer.

Leroy was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Evelyn Downs and Margaret Ann Quinn; and an infant great-granddaughter: Madalyn Paige Burger.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years: Susan Ybright-Johnson, of the home; daughters: Debbie and her husband Gary Burger of Prague, Joyce and her husband Greg Savage of Loco, and Dorothy and her husband Matthew Grimes of Sparks; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the White Dove Cemetery in Sparks.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lehman Funeral Home of Wellston.