March 25, 2000 - July 6, 2021
Mr. Michael Anthony Charles Johnson, II, 21, of Peoria, IL passed away at 3:05 pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Michael was born on March 25, 2000 in Peoria, IL to Kimberly Purdy and Michael A.C. Johnson, I. Michael last worked as a warehouse worker. He was an involved and loving father. Michael was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church where he served in Sunday School, the Youth Choir and Jr. Laymen. He was a special big brother to his siblings. He was also a dog dad to his fur children, Laila and Lucci. Michael leaves to cherish his most precious memories his parents, Kimberly Purdy and Michael A.C. Johnson, I both of Peoria, IL; his son, Michael “Mac” Johnson, III; his fiancé’ Keytreona Lee; two brothers, Jaedin Durham and Reign Johnson all of Peoria, IL; four sisters, Hevyn Johnson and Raven Johnson both of Peoria, IL; Sophia Johnson of Creve Coeur, IL and Angel Purdy of Pekin, IL; grandparents, Betty Hale, Scott Manisini and Ray Hunt all of Pekin, IL, Diane Grimes, Alfred and Regina Thompson all of Peoria, IL; his great grandfather, Bill Purdy of Pekin, IL; and a host other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his great grandmothers, Thelma Lobdell and Annie Pearl Thompson. Michael was an organ donor and through this blessing he saved 4 individuals lives. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at New Morning Star M. B. Church with a visitation one-hour prior beginning at 11 AM. The Host Pastor is Rev. Cleveland Thomas, Sr. Rev. Claude L. White, Jr., his Pastor of Grace Baptist Church will officiate and his uncle, Rev. Jonathan Grimes, Pastor of Lovelight International Ministries, of Huntsville, AL, will bring the eulogy. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the capacity of the facility or less. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Michael Anthony Charles Johnson, II, 21, of Peoria, IL passed away at 3:05 pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Michael was born on March 25, 2000 in Peoria, IL to Kimberly Purdy and Michael A.C. Johnson, I. Michael... View Obituary & Service Information
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