Johnny Ivison Jr., 23, of Leavenworth, Kansas, passed away on November 8, 2020, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while running to a house fire in Easton, Kansas. Johnny was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, on January 18, 1997, to Naomi Guilford and Johnny Ivison Sr.
Johnny was raised in the Leavenworth area and attended Leavenworth and Easton High School. Johnny is survived by his loving wife, Tiffanee (Trexler) Ivison; his sons, Timothy and Caleb Ivison; his mother, Naomi Guilford, and stepfather, Earl Guilford; his father, Johnny Ivison Sr., and wife, Jennifer; his brother, Michael Ivison Sr.; sister, Meaghan Ivison; stepbrother, Andrew Snyder; grandparents, Robin Ivison and Sadie and Ron Blockburger; his in-laws, Sandy and Jerry Trexler; sister-in-law, Kristen Hutchens, and brother-in-law, Dustin Trexler; and extended family. Johnny is preceded in death by his uncle, Marvin Biddle; cousin, Joanie Nicks; and grandfather, Charles Ivison. Last Call service was on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Johnny was studying to become a certified firefighter for the Easton Township Fire Department. Johnny was employed by the State of Kansas working for the road crew. Johnny was always willing to lend a hand and help anybody in need. Johnny and his father got to run on one fire call together in Branson West, Missouri, on October 31, 2020, before he passed. He will always be known as a compassionate man that loved his family, country, and fire department. Johnny’s passion was to go camping, fishing, and ride ATVs.
Johnny passed away doing what he loved and had a burning desire to make his community a better place for all.