LEXINGTON, Ky. - Johnson, Fon E, 92, Lt. Col. USAF navigator 8th Air Force Division, retired; proud son of Thomas and Jettie Johnson, passed away Sun, March 3, 2013.
He is survived by his sister Marionette Burgess and brothers Bennett and Donald Johnson; beloved father of Bradley and Cynthia Johnson; grandfather of Austin and Bailey Johnson. A veteran of WW II, he participated in 6 battles and completed 30 operational missions in the European Theater of Operations; received many honors including the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Joint Service Commendation Medal. He faithfully served his country with honor for 24 years.
A memorial service will be 4:30 PM Sat at the Aviation Museum of KY. A reception will follow the service at the museum. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
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