Ainer "Ray" Raymond Johnson

December 25, 1933 ~ February 14, 2022 (age 88)


Ainer Raymond “Ray” Johnson, 88, passed away peacefully in Lakeview, Oregon on Monday, February 14, 2022.

Ray was born December 25, 1933, in Portland, OR to Ainer and Gladys (Christensen) Johnson. 

Ray grew up and lived in various places in Oregon, until settling in Lakeview in 1977 with his parents.  Ray loved music and played the accordion.  He was part of a band called “The Standards”.  Ray played with some big named bands in the ’60s and enjoyed working in this industry.  After leaving the music business he did some logging and ranch work locally.  Ray enjoyed sports, especially football and baseball.  He was a wiz at player stats.  He tracked and knew how each player on the team was doing.  Ray also like the races; he watched the dog’s race and really enjoyed the horses.  He knew and tracked all the success each horse had.  Ray enjoyed his life to the fullest. 

Ray is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by no one as he was the last of his family.

A private celebration will be held at a later date. 

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