Eric Johnson

Jerseyville |

Eric Eugene “Taco” Johnson, 50, passed away from a heart attack on Saturday, November 11, 2023.

He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois on April 12, 1973 to Bobby and Sharon Johnson.

Eric is survived by his parents; his wife, Deborah; and a daughter, Erica Johnson. He also leaves behind two brothers, Bobby “Pudge” Johnson and Brian Gottschall; two step-daughters, Christina Cannizzaro and Stephanie Knicely; as well as extended family members, Lou Watkins and Selena Reimer.

Eric was beloved by his family and friends. He always had a fine sense of humor and a willingness to help anyone in need. He was the father of three for 28 years, helping raise his stepdaughters and daughters. He was a grandfather of four for 13 years. He enjoyed cooking for family, watching sports on TV and playing with his cherished beagle, Skeeter.

Eric, you left us too early and we will miss you every day!

A Memorial Service will be held at Healing Waters Temple, 205 Osage Street, Jerseyville, IL 62052, on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 10 a.m.

Please feel free to send flowers or donate to the SPCA in Eric’s memory.

Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memories may be shared with the family by visiting

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

Print Version

Join our mailing list Subscribe to our Daily Update
200 W. Third Street | Alton, IL 62002
Suite 200
HOME  |   Advertise With Us  |   Job Opportunities  |   Our Partners  |   Web Design Services  |   Contact US  |   Site Map   |  RSS Feeds  |  Email   |  Privacy Policy