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Johnie Russ Fagan

November 17, 1922 - July 20, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Viewing will be at noon on Tuesday, July 30, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. Final burial with military honors will be at Lewis Cemetery.

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Johnie Russ Fagan, 96, of Sweet Home, Oregon died Saturday, July 20, 2019. He was born on November 17, 1922 in Licking, Missouri to John Perry and Minnie A. (Mooney) Fagan.

A long-time resident of Sweet Home, he owned and operated several businesses in the area before his retirement, including the Sweet Home Laundromat and Sweet Home RV.

He was a World War II Navy Veteran, having served on the USS Puget Sound.

He loved wintering in Arizona and spending time with his family. He spent many summers at the Oregon coast salmon fishing and many falls in Blue Mountains hunting deer and elk.

His smile and laughter will be missed by all who saw or heard him.

He is survived by step-sons Deon and Bobby (Connie) Dearborn; step-daughter Scherry (Rick) Lannom; grandsons Russ (Lisa) and Dwayne Fagan, Jon and Jason (Brittany) Dearborn, Chris Lannom, and Kyle (Janna) Dearborn; granddaughters Daleen Fagan McDonald, Brigitte Fagan, Brandi (Scott) Lannom May, and Sarah (Bryce) Dearborn Hammerschmith; and a very large extended family that includes daughter-in-law Joanne Fagan and several great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Ardith Fagan; son Larry Dale Fagan; grandson Jack Glen Fagan; sisters Stella, Dovie, and Isa; six half-brothers and seven half-sisters.

Viewing will be at noon on Tuesday, July 30, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. Final burial with military honors will be at Lewis Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.