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John William Johnson

September 5, 1939 December 20, 2018
John William Johnson
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John William Johnson Sr., 79, husband of Mary Catherine Johnson, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at his home in Versailles, Kentucky. John was born on September 5, 1939, in Bagdad, Kentucky, the son of the late Edmond and Maggie Johnson. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Edmond and Maggie Johnson he was preceded in death by his daughter, Briggetti Combs, son, Michael V. Williams Sr., grandson, Alex P. Williams, and several siblings.
John was a devoted husband and loving father to his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved to cook- especially Christmas breakfast for his family every year. John loved to work in the garden with his wife and was very loving and outgoing person. He always welcomed everyone in his home. John loved to fish and spend time with his friends and family. As well, he was employed by Margaret Hall Manor Apartment Complex for 20 plus years before his retirement. John was very much loved and will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Mary Catherine Johnson of Versailles, KY, two daughters, Doretha Turner (Kenneth) of Waddy, KY, Sharon Chisley of Frankfort, KY, three sons, John William Johnson, Jr. of Lexington, KY, Kim Williams (Tonya), of California, Christopher Scott Johnson, brother, Bill Johnson, of Bagdad, KY as well as thirteen grandchildren, Michael Williams Jr., Komeka Williams, Krystal Williams, Sara Williams, Regina Walker, Davielynn Chisley, Jessica Chisley, Kim Williams II, Keenan Williams, Alexa Katherine Johnson, Timothy (Sydney)Combs Jr., Conchessa (Mike) Davis, Demetrius (Latisha) Hall, twenty-eight grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and two special friends, Mike Turney and family as well as Bill Parson.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at First Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at First Baptist Church, The Rev. Dr. Floyd Greene officiating. Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery will follow.

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