Funeral services to remember Canton firefighter set for Monday - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Funeral services to remember Canton firefighter set for Monday

Funeral set for Tonya Johnson. (Source: Canton Fire) Funeral set for Tonya Johnson. (Source: Canton Fire)
Tonya Johnson was killed on State Route 8 in Akron. (Source: Facebook) Tonya Johnson was killed on State Route 8 in Akron. (Source: Facebook)
Woman killed running across lanes on Route 8. (Source: WOIO) Woman killed running across lanes on Route 8. (Source: WOIO)
CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

The funeral for the Canton firefighter who died after being hit by a car on Rt. 8 this week is Monday.

43-year-old Tonya Johnson got out the car with her husband of less than two weeks and was running across Route 8 when she was hit by another car near Tallmadge Ave. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Randey Johnson said the two had had a small argument but he never expected her to get out the car.

READ MORE: Husband says he didn't know wife who was killed was going to get out of car

Tonya had been with the Canton Fire Dept. for 18 years. She leaves behind two boys in their 20s and a 13-year-old daughter.

Her funeral, Feb. 29, 2016, will be held at First Christian Church, 6900 Market Avenue, N. Canton.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m.-noon, with funeral services to follow.

You can leaving condolences on the fire station's Facebook page.  

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