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Floyd C. Johns

Published: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – Floyd C. Johns, 66, of Dixon, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at his home. He owned Johns’ Automotive Service.

Floyd was born Oct. 31, 1945, in Dixon, the son of Frederick and Mary (McConnell) Johns. He served in the Army. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, and 40 & 8. He served as a past commander and Chef de Gare.

Survivors include his special friend, Patricia Sword; one son, Troy (Heather) Johns of Normal; two daughters, Trista (Jason) Pitman of Dixon and Tanda (Tom) Papadopoulos of Elmhurst; one sister, Helen K. (Paul) Miller of Dixon; seven grandchildren, Jacob Pitman, Jenna Pitman, Carter Johns, Jessica Pitman, Andrew Papadopoulos, Nicholas Papadopoulos, and Chloe Johns; and his former wife, Sharon Leesman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his son, Matthew Floyd Johns.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by services at 11 a.m., Friday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Vincent O. Marrandino, director of pastoral care at KSB Hospital in Dixon, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.

A memorial will be established.

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