He enjoyed computers, fishing, and riding his motorcycle, as well as playing pool and cards. He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion Buck-Reasoner Post 238.
Surviving are his daughters, Melissa (Andrew R.) Karazim and Anna L. Monosmith; mother, Marjorie Cloninger; brother, Tony Johnson; sisters, Georgia Bauer and Marilynne Gualtierii; and former wives, Patricia A. Green and Carrie L. Monosmith. He was preceded in death by his father, John D. Monosmith.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.