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Richard Dennis "R.D." JohnsonDecember 19, 1928 ~ December 23, 2016 (age 88)
Mr. Richard “R.D.” Johnson of Taylor County, son of the late Thomas Hendricks and Edmonia Cessna (Purcell) Johnson, entered into rest on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Born on December 19, 1928, he was 88 years and 4 days of age at the time of his passing. Mr. Johnson lived a simple but honest life, and was an upstanding example to the community. He was the proud husband of Mrs. Lanora (Judd) Johnson, and they shared their lives until her passing in 2014. He was a successful farmer, and enjoyed raising a garden or simply sitting on his porch watching the traffic and sharing stories with friends and family.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
One sister: Stella Thomas Morrison of Campbellsville,
Generations of nieces and nephews, including: Teresa Kibodeaux, Gary Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Josh Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Ashton Johnson, and Christy Trevillian,
A cousin and close friend: Roger Lee Beams of Taylor County,
And a host of extended family and close friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Hiestand Johnson, and a nephew Wayne Johnson.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Johnson on Monday, December 26, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd., Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Freddy Thompson will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 26, after 11:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles or Brookside Cemetery. Those can be made in person at the funeral home.