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Jimmy (Goose) Johnson, 74, of Hopkinsville, KY

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Jimmy (Goose) Johnson, 74, of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away March 11, 2013, at Baptist Hospital Madisonville of natural causes. He was an organ and tissue donor.

A native of Christian County, he was born March 24, 1938, the son of the late Jim Johnson and Mary Ruth Gray Thompson. He was a member of First Christian Church. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran. He was a member of the VFW. He worked in sales for Pepsi Cola and was the owner of Gooses Time Out Tavern.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie Johnson; two sons: Frank Johnson (Hannah) of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Ed Johnson of Hopkinsville; two brothers: Tommy Johnson and Ricky Johnson both of Texas; 3 sisters: Sherry Lane of Linton, KY, Patti Card of Florida, Bonita Johnson of Hopkinsville; and 3 grandchildren: Alex Johnson, Will Johnson, and Audrey Johnson.

Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at KY Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville officiated by Rev. Nathan Brown. Entombment will follow in KY Veterans Cemetery West. Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 2601 S. Walnut St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240, or Christian County Humane Society, 1229 Skyline Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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