Denny Johnson was a teacher and coach for Loveland Schools from 1972-1999. As head varsity coach, he lead the football team to the first ever state playoff game.

February 7, 1944 – June 5, 2018
Born in Jamestown, NY
Resided in Maineville, Ohio

Roger “Denny” Johnson of Maineville. Beloved husband of 46 years to Colleen (nee McCane) Johnson. Loving father of Chad (Chrissy) Johnson and Tammy (Tim) Allen. Proud grandfather of Ciera Johnson, Brayden Johnson, A.J. Johnson, Olivia Allen and Austin Allen. Dear son of the late Roger and Helen Johnson. Dearest brother of Doug (Kay) Johnson. Passed away June 5, 2018 at the age of 74.

Denny was a teacher and coach for Loveland Schools from 1972-1999. As head varsity coach, he lead the football team to the first ever state playoff game. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years active duty as a Sgt. and also in the Reserves. For 30 years, he was a heavy-handed bartender and an avid golfer at O’Bannon Creek Golf Club.

Friends will be received Monday, June 11 from 5-8 PM in the Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home, 129 N. Riverside Ave., Loveland, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati.



 

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  1. “Spanky” Johnson was a great teacher and overall person during my time at Loveland Hurst High School in the late 1980s. He taught my advanced gym class, in which we alternated tennis at Lever Park with bowling at the now defunct Loveland Lanes.

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