Robert E. Johnson, 51, of La Grande, Ore., died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Wash.

He was born Jan. 6, 1967, in Wamego.

A former resident of Garden City, Mr. Johnson relocated to La Grande in 2002 to be closer to his family. He worked as an auto body technician for 30 years.

Survivors include his mother, Ann Hill, and two sisters, Becki Hill and Brenda Hillyer, all of La Grande; and two brothers, George Johnson and Jeremy Johnson, both of Duncan, Okla.

He was preceded in death by a son, Harlin Johnson; and his father.