Kenneth Johnson, 82, of Huron died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in Stein Hospice, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 3, 1927, in Cleveland and lived in Parma before moving to Huron in 1994. He owned and operated Pet's Own pet store in Parma for many years as well as a store on Madison Avenue in Cleveland. He was known for breeding special colors of parakeets and canaries. He was a graduate of Wittenberg University and a member of the American Legion, Sandusky, and Huron Eagles Club. He enjoyed raising dogs, gardening, swimming, boating and fishing. He loved classical music and frequently attended the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Opera performances.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Anne (Zucker) Johnson.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Edwin and Anna (Phillips) Johnson.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the memorial service at noon in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion. The Rev. Terry Parker will officiate.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or Cleveland Orchestra, In Memory of Kenneth Johnson, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.
Condolences may be made at riddelfuneralhome.com.