Michael “Mikey” C. Johnson, 40, of Texas, formerly of Sparta, passed away at his home Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.
Michael was born in Nuremberg, Germany, Aug. 19, 1977. He enjoyed traveling the world with his family while growing up. Michael always had a love of the open road and found solace during his many road trips on his motorcycle. He loved being around his friends or spending time with family.
Anyone who knew Micheal knew that he would always be there and help out anyone he cared about, no matter what. He was an amazing friend to everyone he met. He always tried to help in anyway he could. Michael worked many jobs, but always did mechanic work on the side. He finally found his dream job and relocated to Texas, so he could be a Harley tech. Michael loved everything about motorcycles.
Michael is survived by his mother, Rebecca (Kvistad) Johnson of Sparta; father and stepmom, Randy and Dana Johnson of North Carolina; sister, Shawndee (John) (Johnson) Schaitel of Sparta; a son, Braeyden of Augusta; nephews, Anthony, Aiden and Keannyn; nieces, Kiele and Rebecca; grandmothers, Pearl Kvistad of Hixton and Dolores (Dee) Johnson of Nevada; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded is death by his grandfathers, Edward Johnson, Norman Kvistad and Orville Kvistad; grandmother, Carlene Johnson; aunt, Norma Filter; uncles, Roy Kvistad, Laurel Kvistad and Howard Boe.
A celebration of life is being held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at The Eagles Club in Sparta. Friends and family are invited to help us remember Michael.