David K. Johnson, age 86, of Gratis, OH, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022 at Maple Gardens Nursing Center in Eaton, OH. He was born January 3, 1936 in Dayton, OH. David was a U.S. Army Veteran; he was employed at Armco Steel in Middletown for 30 years and later retired from General Electric after 9 years of employment; was a very active member of Gratis United Methodist Church; was a former boys scout and 4-H leader; was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion Post #322, West Alexandria; and enjoyed riding motorcycles for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son Mark Lee; brothers Randy, Herbert and Raymond Johnson; stepson Mark Mobley; step grandson Nathan Hart; and his special little dog “Tinkerbelle”. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Anita Johnson; sons Tracy Alan Johnson, David Frederick (Rebecca) Johnson and Jeffrey Scott (Carrie) Johnson; daughter Dianna Kay (Dwight) Walter; grandchildren: Jacob, Matthew, Anna, Zachary, Esme, Jasmine, Jude, Jonathon, Kathleen and David; stepchildren: Gwen (Steve) Hart Franz and Matthew (Sherry) Mobley; step grandchildren: Lauren, Micah, Alicia; step great grandchildren Cade and Brice; brother Jerry Johnson; special nephew Kristopher Johnson and numerous other nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022 from 11:00 am until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Gratis United Methodist Church, 9 South Ada Doty Street, Gratis, OH with Pastor Gary Wood officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis, OH. Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff-Zimmerman), Gratis is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Gratis United Methodist Church or charity of donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.