Max Eugene Johnson

  • Born: October 15, 1933
  • Died: July 17, 2017
  • Location: Medina, Ohio

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129
Tel. (440) 842-7800

Tribute & Message From The Family

Max Eugene Johnson, Age 83 of Medina, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 17, 2017. He was born in 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Ada Johnson. He was immediately adopted and loved by his adoptive parents, Tom and Kate (Newton) Johnson, also deceased.

Max was a proud member of the Seven Hills Police department for many years, retiring in 1993. In addition, he worked for 37 years as an electrical technologist for Union Carbide Company/UCAR Carbon Company and Morganite Industries. He loved his family, friends, dogs, cats, jokes, cowboys and his John Deere tractor.

He will be greatly missed by Melody Ann Johnson, his wife of 29 years; son, Donald (Mary Lou) Johnson of Seven Hills; grandchildren Sara Johnson-Kerber of Broadview Heights, Katie (Matt) Kemmann of Brunswick; great-grandchildren Ryan, Logan, Amber, and Grant; brother-in-law, Ed (Kathy) Shinabery of Knoxville, TN; nieces and nephews, and many lifelong friends. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Tracy A. Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th Street, Cleveland, OH 44119 or the Medina County SPCA, 8790 Guilford Road, Seville, OH 44273.
Visitation will be Monday, July 24, 2017 from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA, OH 44129. Max's ashes will be interred at a later date.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I just heard about Max's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure working with Max at Seven Hills. My wife and I will keep him in our prayers.

Dave Cremona

Posted by A friend   July 27, 2017

So sorry for Max's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Sandy Dingledine - St Marys, OH   July 25, 2017

Max, will be missed and lovingly remembered forever as my father. He gave me something that no one can take away, his confidence and love. He loved everyone with all kinds of heart. I was lucky to have him as my dad.

Posted by Don Johnson - Seven Hills, OH   July 24, 2017

Always ready with a laugh and an encouraging word to all of my family members. You will be missed Max.

Posted by Joseph Stanczak - Sagamore Hills, OH   July 24, 2017

You made Max's life so much better! I will always remember the great times I had with Max. You will always be in our prayers.

Posted by Doug Bride - Strongsville - friend   July 24, 2017

He was a wonderful father in-law and I felt welcome to his family from the first day. He had a great sense of humor and I loved joking around with him. He was my Dad and I was his daughter. I will miss him every day.

Posted by Mary Lou Johnson - Seven Hills, OH   July 24, 2017

It was a pleasure to know and work with him. Sgt. Ron Gartman SHPD Ret.

Posted by Ron Gartman - Ocala, FL - Coworker   July 22, 2017

Melody, Nancy and I are so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with Max when I was a young Policeman, he taught me so much. He was a good friend and a better Police Officer. Max will be missed.

Posted by Jeff Gezymalla - Seven Hills, OH   July 21, 2017

Melody, Nancy and I are so sorry for your loss. I'll never forget how much I enjoyed working with Max when I was a young Policeman. He taught me so much. He was a damn good cop and even better friend. He will be missed. Rest in peace my friend.

Posted by Jeff Gezymalla - Seven Hills, OH   July 21, 2017

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