MICHAEL EUGENE JOHNSON
Sept. 9, 1957 – Dec. 18, 2010
Services for Pastor Johnson will be held on Tuesday, December 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Faith Assembly Church in Imperial and Wednesday, December 29 at 10 a.m., also at Faith Assembly. He will be laid to rest at Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville. A Celebration of life will be held at Turning Point Life Center in Holtville following the funeral.
Our beloved servant of God has completed his missions here on Earth and will now begin his journey with Christ.
Born September 9, 1957 in Calexico, CA to Lou and Louie Johnson. Mike was raised in Holtville, CA where he attended elementary, junior high and high school. As a child, he enjoyed baseball and various outdoor activities such as riding his dirt bike, camping and fishing. When Mike became a young man he joined the family businesses, Johnson Brothers Welding and L & M Welding where he excelled as a welder. Mike also had a passion for helping people. He worked as a volunteer for the Holtville Fire Dept. and Gold Cross Ambulance for several years.
In 1994 after enduring many of life’s struggles he gave his life to the Lord and dedicated himself to his ministry whole heartedly. Some of his greatest accomplishments in life were becoming a Pastor and founding Turning Point Ministries and Turning Point Life Center.
Pastor Mike will always be remembered for his love and passion for his ministry, sharing the words of God, trying to save souls for Christ and his enormous love for his family. He was willing and ready to help those in need.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louie Johnson; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Sawyer.
Michael is survived by his wife, Rosemary Johnson; daughters, Jericho Menvielle, Destiny Johnson, Melissa Cardona, and Gina (Tony) Diaz; grandchildren, Madison Menvielle, Jacob, Jayden, and Abigail Diaz; mother, Lou (Johnson) Robinson; sister, Nancy (Rick) Turner; sisters-in-law, Mary Garcia, Margie (Gabe) Gutierrez, Patty (Javier) Moreno, Christina (Julio) Tydingco, Janina Hurtado; mother and father-in-law, Helen and Elias Hurtado.
Dear Dad, we would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being our anchor, but for you, our hearts have no bottom. We love you – your daughters.
The family suggests memorials to Sun Community Federal Credit Union c/o Rosemary Johnson.