Gary D. Johnson, 79, Ephrata, Mack Truck repairman, VP of Mack Trucks International

By on May 17, 2017

Gary D. Johnson, 79, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center.

He was born in Lansing, Mich., to the late Emil and Eleonor (Parsons) Johnson, and was the husband of Anna (Young) Johnson, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

Gary was a mechanic for Mack Trucks and moved on to become president of Mack Canada and vice president of Mack Trucks International.

In addition to his wife, Gary is survived by two sons: Edward, husband of Maureen Johnson, of California; Richard, husband of Deborah Johnson, of Ephrata; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and two sisters: Barbara Castle of California; Kristina, wife of Eric Isachsen of New York.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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