Scott Wade Johnson, 54
March 2, 1960 -- Nov. 30, 2014
Scott Wade Johnson, 54, of West Bend, tragically passed away as a result of a mountain biking accident on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, while vacationing with his loving wife, Kelly, in Hilton Head, S.C. He was born March 2, 1960, in Waukesha to Wayne and Mary (nee Marshall) Johnson.
Scott is survived by his wife Kelly (nee Werth); children Dana, Derek and Devin (Tracy); grandchildren Brady, Norah and Abbie; father Wayne (Carol); and many friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Lou Marshall, stepfather Fred Huebner, grandfather Bob Marshall, grandmother Eva Marshall, grandmother Margaret Johnson and grandfather Clark Johnson.
Scott was a man of integrity, a loving husband, father and grandpa. He had an unstoppable energy, and was known for his unique, infectious laugh and broad sincere smile.
Scott was a third-generation co-owner of Johnsonís Nursery. His hard work and outstanding business ethics were truly something to be admired. To many, it was this deep commitment to the green industry that served as one of his defining characteristics. During his time at Johnsonís Nursery, Scott held the following board positions: 2000 Board of Directors, WNA (Wisconsin Nursery Association ó now WNLA), 2010-12 president, WNLA (Wisconsin Nursery & Landscape Association ó formerly WNA), 2007 Board of Directors, WGIF (Wisconsin Green Industry Federation), 2007-11 MATC Landscape Horticulture Advisory Committee, 2011-12 secretary, WGIF and 2013-early 2014 vice-president, WGIF.
Scott lived his life to the fullest and loved traveling, skiing, road/mountain biking and nature. Scott had a curiosity not seen in many people and we are all blessed to have had him in our lives.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive), West Bend at 6 p.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until the time of service.
T he Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.