2017-09-12 / Obituaries

William Ray Johnson, 84

William Ray Johnson William Ray Johnson William Ray Johnson, 84, of Greencastle passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family.

William was born in Cloverdale on May 6, 1933, the son of Robert and Verniece (Harris) Johnson.

Mr. Johnson proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked for over 36 years at IBM as a Parts Inventory Specialist. He was a member of Sherwood Christian Church.

Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Johnson, Indianapolis, Kevin Johnson, (wife-Kathy) Nevada, Iowa, and David Johnson, (wife-Pam) Greencastle; one daughter, Jeanette Filicsky, (husband-Steve) Greencastle; two sisters, Dolly Dubecky, and Cathy Stevenson; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 51 years, Betty Ellen Johnson; an infant son, Keith Johnson; twin great-granddaughters, Vivienne and Emmerson; eight brothers; and six sisters.

Services were held Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, burial followed in Brick Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.

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