Mark Johns, 42

Mark C. Johns, 42, of Wapakoneta, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 28, 1968 in Lima, the son of Lela R. (Myers) and Charles P. Johns, who survive in Lima. On May 30, 2003 he married Kimberly Gross, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Surviving are two sons Matthew Johns and Zacharia Johns, both of Wapakoneta; and two sisters, Bonnie (Mark) McNamara, of Lima, Tammie (Bob) Hursh of Bluffton; a brother, Scott R. (Jennifer) Johns of Newcomerstown; and multiple nieces and nephews; and many close friends.
He was a licensed Practical Nurse working at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta. He enjoyed the outdoors, campfires, and cooking. He loved the time spent with his sons and friends.
It is the hope of his family and friends that others will benefit from his gift of organ donation.
Mark took great pride in his nursing work, especially with Alzheimer’s patients.
Services are at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, the Revs. Don Nichols and Gary Bragg officiating.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in St. Matthew Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Auglaize Acres Alzheimer’s Unit.
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