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Russell Johnson

December 9, 1934 — December 6, 2019

Russell H. Johnson, Jr., 84, of Owensboro died Friday, December 6, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born on December 9, 1934 in Ohio County to the late Russell H. Johnson and Elizabeth Cooper Johnson. He retired from IUOE Local 181 where he worked as a Crane Operator. Russell loved anything about motorcycles, working on cars, was a great craftsman and woodworker, and loved to build with Tell City Maple. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Johnson, in 1953.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Lois June Johnson; and a son, Russell Dewayne Johnson.

Services will be at 12:00pm on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10:00am until 12:00pm at the funeral home.

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