Oct. 22, 2007
APACHE JUNCTION Terry J. "Papa Smurf" Johnson, 58, of Apache Junction and formerly of Port Clinton, Ohio, died unexpectedly at his home Monday.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years Jennifer; a son, Robert of Mesa; a daughter, Edith Henderson of Goshen, Ind.; sisters, Annie of Florida, Marlene and Jan, both of Ohio; and five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
There were no services and cremation took place in Apache Junction. He asked that all who knew him raise a toast in his honor at their favorite spot to remember him.