Gary Charles Johnson, 74, of Denver, passed away November 21, 2018 at his home.
Gary was born on August 24, 1944 in Denver Colorado to Raymond and Geraldine Johnson.
Gary joined the Navy on January 30, 1962. He received an honorable discharge and returned home to Colorado.
Gary started working at Evergreen Specialty where he met the love of his life, Loretta. They were married on August 7, 1965 and were together for 53 loving years. Gary had a love for the outdoors camping, fishing, and hunting. He liked to play Bingo and most of all he loved the Denver Broncos. He had a passion for all types of music. He collected Bronco memorabilia and he enjoyed dancing and was known by most as "Chicken". He had a smile that would light up the room and a heart that was full of love.
Gary is survived by his wife Loretta (Duran) Johnson; his three children, Gary Johnson, Denise (Johnson) Barnes and Eric Johnson; his son-in-law Jeff Barnes; his daughter in law Laynie Johnson; nine grandchildren, Jeffrey Barnes and his wife Jennifer, Shaun Barnes and his wife Dana, Dillon Barnes, Jeremiah Johnson, Chantelle Johnson, Brendan Johnson and Zachary Johnson; five great-grandchildren, Shaun Barnes, Dillon Barnes, Anthony, Mariah, and Aiyanna Johnson; two sisters Beverly Johnson and Christine Collins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Geraldine Johnson, his brother Robert Thielke and his grandson, James Charles Barnes.