Larry Johnson, age 73, of Dwight passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 surrounded by his family at his home in rural Dwight, Illinois, of pancreatic cancer. Cremation rites have been accorded. Services are private for the family. Memorials in honor of Larry may be made to Lightways Hospice, 250 Waterstone Circle, Joliet, Illinois 60431. Hager Memorial Home in Dwight is in charge of arrangements. Larry was born December 3, 1948 in Streator, Illinois, the son of John L. and Loraine (Gray) Johnson. He married Jean E. Lowery on April 25, 1970 in Dwight, Illinois. She survives in Dwight. Also surviving are a daughter, Amy Johnson of Seneca, Illinois; grandson, Cody Bratcher of Seneca, Illinois; and brother, Harry (Mary) Johnson of Dwight. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kimberly A. Smith; and a brother, Charles Johnson. Larry graduated from Dwight Township High School in 1967. He also served his country in the Army National Guard. He worked on the railroad for more than 40 years with Penn Central, ConRail, and Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Christ in Dwight. Larry enjoyed football and basketball and loved spending time with his grandson. Condolences may be left at