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Quinn Eugene Johnson

06/25/1945 - 08/23/2018
Service Date: 09/01/2018
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2835 E. Des Moines, Mesa, Arizona
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery

Quinn Johnson passed away on August 23, 2018, at the age of 73 years, after an eight year battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Quinn was long-time resident of Mesa, the Arizona having moved from Blackfoot, Idaho in the 8th grade. He graduated from Mesa High School in 1963 before serving a 30-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Buenos Aires Argentina.  Quinn attended Arizona State University and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1970.

While attending ASU, he met, fell in love with and married Margaret Moody. They were sealed together in the Mesa, Arizona Temple in 1968.

The early part of his career was as an engineer for the US Forest Service. After which he started and ran many businesses throughout his career in the engineering and construction industry.

He served faithfully throughout his life in various capacities in the church: Including: Elder’s Quorum President, High Counselor, Young Men’s President, and Bishopric Counselor. He and his wife also served in the Mesa, AZ Temple and at the Bishop’s Storehouse for several years.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margo, his daughter Traci (John Payne) and sons Ryan (April) and Cody (Richelle) and 16 grandchildren.

Funeral: Saturday, September 1, 2018 10:00 am The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2835 E. Des Moines  Mesa, AZ 85213

Viewings: Friday, August 31st from 6:00-8:00 pm Bunker’s University Chapel. 3529 E. University Dr. Mesa, AZ 85213.  Saturday, 9:00 am, prior to funeral.


  • Such a great man. Sending love and prayers.

  • Phil and Heather Whitehead

    Our lives have been blessed because we knew this wonderful man. Heaven is lucky to have him home. How blessed we are to know that Quinn will continue to live and will one day be reunited with all of his loved ones. We believe Quinn will be a guardian angel to his offspring and their families throughout their lives. Sending love and prayers.

  • My heart is sadden at Quinn’s passing but I rejoice in knowing he is whole again. Even though our paths did not cross often when they did Quinn always left an unforgettable impression. I extend my best wishes to Margo and family. Life is eternal and families are forever.

  • Karen Hallsted Jackson

    I moved into the Mesa 45th Ward when I was 16 years old and married and left the nest at 20 years old, so I only lived in this great ward for approximately four years. Those four years; however, made an impact on me, and Quinn Johnson was a standout in my mind. Every time I saw him he had a big smile on his face, and he was ALWAYS so warm and friendly. Even as a youth, I was well aware of his presence and how he made people feel… what a man! I remember babysitting for the Johnson family… how I loved the whole family! Margo is right up there with her husband. Thank you Quinn (and Margo) for truly making this world a better place… you will be missed dearly by so many, I’m sure. Sending my love and with a prayer in my heart for each of the surviving Johnsons. 😉

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