La’mont Rivera Johnson


La’mont Rivera Johnson, 18, of North Vernon passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Jennings County.

Born Feb. 18, 1998, in Greensburg, he was the son of Kenneth Johnson Sr., who preceded him in death, and Babette Ritchie Johnson, who survives in Seymour.

La’mont graduated from Jennings County High School in January 2015. He joined the Indiana National Guard and still had been active in the service. He worked at Martinrea as a machinist.

Other survivors include two brothers, Devin Short and Kenneth Johnson Jr.; two sisters, MysDiamond Ritchie and Danielle Porter; and grandparents, William and Debbie Ritchie.

Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Evelyn Moore.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Voss Chapel in Seymour with Chaplain Kevin Carty officiating. The Indiana Army National Guard Honor Unit will present a flag and “Taps” after the service.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.