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Ray Johnson, WWII Veteran, Taylor County, KY (1923-2018)

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a local farmer and he had served his community well as a constable for many years. In his spare time enjoyed fishing, watching wrestling and The Price is Right. He had made a profession of faith and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church. He was a member of a large, respected Taylor County, KY family. He was the son of the late Pellie Thomas & Sarah Eliza Barnett Johnson. His wife of 71 years, Frances Myers Johnson, survives. He leaves 20 direct living descendants. His final resting place will be in Brookside Cemetery.
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Ray Alfred Johnson, 94, of Campbellsville, KY, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his home.

The funeral service for Ray Alfred Johnson will be held at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Brian Rafferty officiating. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block of W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with casket bearers being Andy Johnson, Joe Knifley, Ralph Mings, Johnnie Parker, Tyler Cox, Corey Milby and Tanner Finn. The family request visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


Ray Johnson, Taylor County, KY (1923-2018)


Ray was born in Taylor County, KY, on September 29, 1923. He was the son of the late Pellie Thomas & Sarah Eliza Barnett Johnson. He Died Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 94 years, three months and four days.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a local farmer and he had served his community well as a constable for many years. In his spare time enjoyed fishing, watching wrestling and The Price is Right. He had made a profession of faith and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church.

Besides his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his brothers, Willie, Elmer, Edward and Leonard Johnson as well as a sister, Fannie Pritchard and son-in-law, Samuel R. Cox and grandson, Jeremy Perkins.

He was survived by his wife of 71 years, Frances Myers Johnson of Campbellsville, KY and the following:
  • Their three children: Joyce Cox, Dannie Johnson and Kathy Perkins all of Elk Horn, KY; and Roger Johnson of Campbellsville

  • Seven grandchildren: Melissa Siekierke, Cheryl Finn, Michael Cox, Andrea Johnson, Chris Johnson, April Tucker and Andy Johnson

  • Ten great-grandchildren

  • One brother: Dewey Johnson of Louisville, KY

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Ray Alfred Johnson

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to be contributions to the funeral expense and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Ray Johnson, WWII Veteran, Taylor County, KY (1923-2018)



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