Edwin Woody Johnson, 43of Preston, passed away Saturday December 17, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 26, 1979, in Fort Defiance, Arizona, the son of Edward Woody and Justina Arlene Perry Johnson. He was raised in Arizona and then joined the Kicking Horse Job Corps where he received his certification in carpentry. He went on to work for several years in Las Vegas in the construction industry, later moving to Preston, where he worked as a welder, and at Pepperidge Farms. He enjoyed Sunday drives, hiking and camping.
He married Melissa Haudley on January 18, 2019. He is survived by his wife Melissa, his mother Justine Ben, and children Dallas Johnson, Justine Johnson, Devin Joe, Wyatt Johnson, Ethan Robertson. Step-Children Tiffany Teller, Brittany Teller, Jayme Teller, Seth Teller, and Ethan Haudley. Siblings including 7 sisters and 4 brothers. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, and one sister.
There will be a viewing held at the Franklin County Funeral Home in Preston at 6 pm Wednesday, December 21, 2022. Burial will follow in Lukachukai, AZ.
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