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George Stanley Johnson

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George Stanley Johnson, also known as “Stan the Man” and “Babycakes,” passed away peacefully on October 13, 2021 at the age of 66, while under hospice care at Concord Care Center of Sandusky.


He was born June 18, 1955 in Sandusky to George and Francis Johnson. He graduated from Sandusky High School, Class of 1974. Following high school, he attended Tennessee State University where he played football and majored in culinary arts. He was drafted to the Los Angeles Rams in 1978, and then traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. He was also inducted into the Sandusky Hall of Fame for his excellence on the field.


George was blessed with a large, loving family. His family and friends best describe him as kind hearted, reliable, a great cook and a goofy jokester. He worked in various employment positions, and he enjoyed attending Father’s Heart Family Church in Sandusky.


He is survived by his daughters Kelly Gibson, Dr. Shernaye Johnson and son Stanley Johnson; grandchildren and great grandchildren; his mother, Francis Johnson; his siblings, Tammie Johnson, Byron K. Johnson and Jerold V. (Michelle) Johnson; nieces and nephews; special friends George Hendricks and Gene Kidwell.


George, was preceded in death by his father George Johnson; sister Vivian D. Johnson, and brother Kevin N. Johnson; his wife Debra Johnson; paternal and maternal grandparents


Viewing will be Saturday, October 23, from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at Father’s Heart Family Church, 1814 Milan Road, Sandusky Ohio. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Social distancing and wearing a mask are required.

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