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“Nicole, so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Kathy Shockley - Independence, LA

“I really hated to read about the death of Galen. I knew him from the 80's when I delivered parts to the place he worked. He was always so nice. I...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Brenda Lipscomb - Hammond, LA

“Galen was a behind the scenes hero of the Johnny's Conoco Family. For 42 years he took great care of us and we join the many who will mourn his loss....Read More »
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Galen Russell Johnson passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 65. He was born on Thursday, July 14, 1955 in Independence, Louisiana to the late Lerline Holden and the late Henry Johnson. He was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Galen is survived by his son, Robert Johnson (Nelly); daughter, Nicole Johnson; step-daughter, Meghan Helm; grandchildren, Macye Johnson, Braydon Johnson, Kamryn Johnson, Sophia Johnson, Nyla Johnson, Nevaeh Johnson, Madison Levatino, and Caden Populis; siblings, Roger Johnson (Rose), Shearon Kolszar, and Wesley Johnson; niece, Kayla Rose Johnson; and numerous other cherished nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Galen was also preceded in death by his brother, Thearon Johnson and brother-in-law, Jimmy Kolszar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, beginning at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The visitation will continue the following day, Thursday, April 1, 2021, at the funeral home beginning at 9:00 AM until the funeral service begins at 11:00 AM.

Interment will follow in Briar Patch Cemetery, Loranger, Louisiana.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.