Alex Johnson Obituary, Death : Alexander Christian Johnson, 20, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Alex was born on May 30, 2001 in Des Moines, the son of Bryan and Stacy Johnson.
He attended Kenwood Elementary School, Franklin Middle School and graduated from Kennedy High School in 2019, where he received a varsity letter as a member of the bowling team. He was attending the University of Iowa studying Computer Science.
Alex was a loyal friend, a loving son and the best big brother to his three younger siblings. Abby called him her best friend and his little brothers, Nate and Mitch, adored their big brother and playing video games with him.
Alex enjoyed many activities, some of which included watching movies with his family, bowling with his friends, and listening to a wide variety of music. Alex was a gentle soul with a kind heart who lived simply. He loved spending time with his friends and family.
Alex was adored by and brought joy to all of those around him. He was a special young man with a bright future who has left this earth way too soon.
Alex’s philosophy in life was to “live well and be kind”.
Alex is survived by his parents, Bryan and Stacy; siblings, Abby, Nate, and Mitch; grandparents, Wayne and Julie Johnson, and Art and Ida Mae Johnson; uncles and aunts, Jeff (Nicole) Johnson, Wendy (Rod) Bunch, and Steven Johnson; and cousins, Landon, Cameron, and Natalie Bunch.
His parents are strong advocates of adoption and mental health, and plan to create a scholarship in Alex’s name to help the many who struggle in silence.
A public visitation will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021, 4:00-8:00pm, at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel Stateroom. Memorial service will take place Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 11:00am, at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Inurnment at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery to follow.