Bryan R. Johnson, 61, of West Fargo, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fargo.
Bryan Richard Johnson was born April 3, 1960, in Harvey, ND, to Richard and Helen (Norman) Johnson. The family moved from Drake, ND, then to Maddock. When Bryan was a year old, the family moved to Fargo where he was raised. Bryan was educated in Fargo, graduating in 1978, from Fargo South. Bryan then began a 30 year career at the West Fargo Stockyards in receiving, shipping and maintenance.
He loved the Johnson family farm near Heimdal, ND, where spent much time with Grandpa Johnson and Uncle Wally Johnson. Bryan enjoyed riding his Harley, rodeos, working with cattle and had tangled with many bulls. Many referred to him as Snake.
Bryan is survived by his mother: Helen of West Fargo; sister: Penny Johnson (Jon Morrison) of Hunter, ND; nieces: Jeannie Mayer (Troy) of Menahga, MN, Linda Johnson of West Fargo, Jessica Price (Steven) of Dayton, OH; nephew: Cody Morrison of Hunter; great nieces and nephews: Reagan Mayer of Medora, ND, Gretchen, Robyn, Henry, Sawyer, Levi & Lexi Mayer of Menahga, MN, Conner Johnson of West Fargo; Dominic & Chase Baity of Lake Park, MN; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father: Richard Johnson; grandparents: Ruth & Conrad Johnson and Mable & Okey Norman; great-uncle: Wally; several aunts and uncles.
Memorial Service: 2 pm Saturday, October 16, 2021, at West Funeral Home Chapel in West Fargo.
Visitation: An hour prior
Interment: Klara Lutheran Cemetery, Heimdal, ND.
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