Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

1982 - 2018

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Obituary of Brian Johnson

Brian S. Johnson, 36, of Chillicothe passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at his home.

Brian was born on April 16, 1982 in Portsmouth, VA, the son of Gregory and Kimberly (Branch) Johnson.

Brian married Lindsey K. Hastings on July 17, 2010 in Peoria. She survives along with their two children, Ethne, age 4 and Elliot, age 1. Also surviving are his brother Matthew (Angelina) Johnson, his three sisters Adrianne (Christopher) Schachtrup, Ashley Johnson and Brianna Johnson, his parents Gregory and Kimberly Johnson, his grandfather Clair Branch, his grandmother Joan Johnson and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Cecile Branch and Kenneth Johnson.

Brian was an Eagle Scout and a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for which he served a two-year mission in Curitiba, Brazil.

Brian worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 8 years as a Quality Inspector.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 8 from 5:30-7:00 pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 9 at 2:00 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Peoria. Burial will be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mark Linder Walk for the Mind or the Peoria Bach Festival. He lived for Bach.

Brian’s online memorial website may be viewed at


Visitation 1

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 N 4th Street
Chillicothe, Illinois, United States

Service Information

2:00 pm
Friday, November 9, 2018
Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints
3700 West Reservoir
Peoria, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Swan Lake Memory Gardens
4601 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, Illinois, United States