Gregory Keith Johnson, age 65, of Pataskala, passed away on September 22, 2019 at Mount Carmel East. Greg was born July 29, 1954 to Larry Johnson and Ethel Dyer in Columbus, Ohio. He was a Reynoldsburg high school graduate, class of '72 and earned his Bachelor's degree from Ohio University. Greg spent many years in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where he enjoyed sailing on the ocean and made many lifelong friends, before coming back to start his career in central Ohio during the 80's. He was an excellent salesman, and never met a stranger. Greg will be remembered for his love of Ohio State University Football, he enjoyed playing the harmonica, loved Elvis and boating on Buckeye Lake. He also loved and appreciated time with his family. Greg is survived by his mother, Ethel Dyer; daughter, Tianna (Jason) McMillan; grandchildren, Maddox and Ethan, all of Georgia; loving companion of 22 years, Carol Selbe; sister, Pam (Mark) Daniels; and nephew, Brandon Dutton. He is preceded in death by his father, Larry; and step-father, Richard Dyer. The family will receive friends FRIDAY, September 27, 2019, at 12 Noon - 1 PM at the PFEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Reynoldsburg, where his memorial service will begin at 1 PM, with Pastor Dave Pennington officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Greg’s memory to his grandchildren's Legacy Endowment Fund (to donate, simply click on the "Appeal for Donation button"). Online condolences available at www.pfeiferfuneral.com.
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