Johnnie B. Lozano, age 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 1, 2014, in St. George, Utah. Johnnie was born September 23, 1921, in Harlingen, Texas, to Johnnie and Herlinda Lozano. He married Norieta Ryser on September 22, 1977 in Granger, Utah.
Johnnie served in the United States Navy for over 30 years and during that time he traveled the world until he retired as a Lieutenant Commander in 1971. Serving for his country was one of the best moments in his life.
Johnnie also loved to go camping, fishing, and hunting with his family. He loved being with his family, and he always made his family laugh. Johnnie was so loving and caring for everyone around him. He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.
Johnnie is survived by his wife, Norieta; daughter: Gloria (Vert) Eason, Las Vegas, NV; sons: Craig (Kaye) Kent, West Valley, UT, Dennis (Terrie) Kent, St. George, UT, Gary Kent, St. George, UT; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
- Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Sunset LDS 2nd Ward Chapel, 820 North Valley View Drive, St. George, Utah.
- Visitations will be held Friday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd, St. George, and Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel.
- Interment will be at the Tonaquint Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, telephone 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be sent to the Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 North 200 East, Ivins, Utah, 84738 as they took such great care of Johnnie during his stay there.