Robert "Johnny" Oscar JohnsonNovember 12, 1935 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 82)
Robert Oscar “Johnny” Johnson, age 82 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church. Johnny loved working, especially on his cars, and carpentry. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was part of the military police for 4 years and a Mechanical Engineer while enlisted. Johnny also loved cats and dogs, especially German Shepard’s.
He is preceded in death by parents Stein & Merle (Krause) Johnson; daughter Theressa Evon Johnson; grandson Michael Wayne Shoemaker; sister Shirley Cline.
He is survived by wife of 57 years, Shirley Johnson of LaFollette; sons Donald Johnson & wife Lorie of Hickory, North Carolina, Darrell Johnson of LaFollette, Darren Johnson & wife Shannon of Knoxville, Scott Johnson & wife Tammy of Lafollette, and Robert Johnson of Cartersville, Georgia; Daughter Donna George & husband Sonny of Port Wentworth, Georgia, and Meloney Stover & husband Rick of Charleston, South Carolina; brothers Cecil “Bud” Johnson of Spokane, Washington, and Larry “Tony” Johnson of Reno, Ohio; 16 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives & friends.
Visitation will be 5-7 PM Friday, December 22, 2017 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home followed by funeral service with Bro. Rick Stover officiating. Friends and family will meet 10:15 AM Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home for the graveside service with Military Honors at 11 AM in Bakers Forge Cemetery.
Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”
Mr. Johnson’s guestbook may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com