Reid Johnson, age 12, Granby, MO went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 8th, 2019. Reid was born May 9, 2007 in Springfield, Missouri, the son of Bryan N. and Lindsay D. (Steele) Johnson. He was a lifelong Granby resident and currently a seventh grade student at Granby Elementary. Reid was a spelling bee champion and enjoyed participating in school activities, playing football, track and played the alto sax in the band. He loved to act out characters, quote movie lines and share quirky jokes. He liked to fly and travel with his family and the loved the special time they spent together. He was baptized on July 3, 2016 and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Neosho. Reid is survived by his parents, Bryan and Lindsay Johnson; two brothers, Koen and Camden Johnson; maternal grandparents, Nema and Bret Nyander of Livingston, Texas; Mike and Ruthie Steele of Neosho; paternal grandparents, Kevin and Cheri Johnson of Granby; four uncles, Reece Steele of Fairview; Seth and Delisa Johnson of Stark City; Dusty and Sarah Johnson of St. Louis and Aaron and Toni Johnson of Marionville, MO; cousins, Boone, Grady, Ryker, Addy, Natalie and Rachel and numerous friends. Reid is preceded in death by maternal great grandparents, Jim DeSpain, Sr.; Shirlene DeSpain and Richard and Janice Steele; Aunt Pam and paternal great grandparents, Bob and Donabelle Johnson and Carroll and June Carney. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Neosho, Dr. Todd Decker and Juston Davidson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Granby Memorial Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Seth Johnson, Dusty Johnson, Aaron Johnson and Reece Steele. The family received friends at a time of visitation on Thursday, December 12th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Neosho. Contributions in memory of Reid may be made to the East Newton Schools Charitable Foundation, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.