Michael L. ”Beav” Johnson, Jr., 44, of San Diego, California, formerly of Cambridge, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home. Cremation has been accorded and a visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 th , at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. An inurnment service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Rev. Randall Swanson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael Johnson, Jr. Memorial Fund.
Michael Lee Johnson, Jr. was born September 10, 1969 in Geneseo, the son of Michael L. Sr. and Debra L. Drehman Johnson. He was educated in Cambridge schools and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1987. He spent some time in San Diego and fell in love with the city. Fifteen years ago he moved back there as a permanent resident. Mike was a big fan of the San Diego Padres, the San Diego Chargers, the Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Cubs. He also loved the competition of fantasy football and baseball.
Those surviving are his mother, Debi Pease, Cambridge, his father and step mother, Mike and Mary Lou Johnson, Carrollton, Texas, a sister and brother-in-law, Jenny and Sean McCauley, McKinney, TX, a nephew, Nolan McCauley, McKinney, his paternal grandmother, Phyllis Johnson, Bettendorf, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. His maternal grandparents, Dale and Doris Drehman, and his paternal grandfather, Arden Johnson, preceded him in death.