Samuel L. "Sam" Johnson passed away Thursday January 21, 2021 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in rural Champaign County. Visitation will be held 12:00-2:00 pm Wednesday January 27, 2021 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Please wear your favorite sports teams' or Hawaiian shirt attire. If not, just casual attire. A private family funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a trust fund for Sam and Kaleigh's son that will be born in May.
Sam was born August 2, 1994 in Terre Haute, Indiana a son of Matthew and Kelley Allen Johnson. He is survived by his parents Matt and Kelley Johnson of Gibson City. Brother Ben Johnson of Gibson City, sister Katie Johnson of Gibson City, fiancé Kaleigh Small and their unborn son of Gibson City. Also, maternal grandfather Kenny (Bonnie) Allen of Gibson City as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Lloyd & Ann Johnson, maternal grandmother, and maternal step grandfather Jeanne & Tony Denney.
Sam was a graduate of GCMS High School class of 2012. While in high school he participated in basketball, football, golf, and baseball which was his passion. He was a diehard Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, and Illini fan. Sam was employed at Colmac Coil of Paxton. Most people will remember Sam working at Monical's Pizza in Gibson City, where he welcomed you with an unforgettable smile. Sam was loved by all that knew him.
JAN 27. 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CST)
Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936