Lea K. Johnson Jr.
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA
Lea K. Johnson, Jr., 53, a resident and native of Baton Rouge, died Wednesday, August 26 at his home. He was an avid gardener and landscaper and was devoted to the care of his beloved cats. He also enjoyed spending time with his great-nephews, Aiden and Caleb Robin. He attended Robert E. Lee High School and LSU and was a member of First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his mother, Mary (Bebe) Johnson Sill, of Baton Rouge, a sister, Barbara Johnson Ross and her husband, Richard of Biloxi, Mississippi, a sister, Libby Johnson Crespo of Baton Rouge, a niece, Alexa Montgomery Krnjaic and her husband, Mark of San Francisco, a nephew, Stephen Hans Montgomery and his wife, Kim, of Chicago and numerous great-nieces and -nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Lea K. Johnson, Sr., his niece, Tara Taylor Robin, and his brother-in-law, Michael Crespo. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St. on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 10:00 Am - 11:00 AM followed by a private graveside service conducted by Rev. Brady Whitton of First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802, Baton Rouge Green, 439 N. 11th St., Baton Rouge, La 70802 or The Cat Haven, 11130 N. Harrells Ferry Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.
Published by The Advocate from Aug. 29 to Sep. 1, 2015.
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My deepest sympathy to you and your family at this difficult time.
Janie Lusk Willliams
September 1, 2015
August 31, 2015
We counted on you and Ron for many a gig and many good years Lea K, Love to you and your family...Gino
Gino Luti
August 31, 2015
Lea was the first person that welcomed to the neighborhood of Springlake many years ago. You will be missed my friend.
Randy Looper
August 30, 2015
May you rest in peace, Lea. May your family find peace in the days and months to follow. I am glad to have a lot of good memories. Love, Phyllis
Phyllis Laurent
August 30, 2015
So many good memories if Lea, starting from growing up in the same neighborhood, to the last concert we saw together in 1987, just before I moved to California. (AC/DC). He always had such a bright smile and a hug! He will be missed and remembered as an icon to me.
Lesley McKenzie
August 30, 2015
Dear BeBe, Barbara an Libby. I am so sorry about the passing of Lea, I do hope that you all can find comfort through this difficult time. As you are aware Lea was a one of a kind son and a brother, he brought smiles to the people he met with his kindness and generosity. And do know that there will always be a place in my heart that Lea will forever be, he will be missed. Ron Babin
August 30, 2015
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