James Johnson 1500985313HARTFORD, Ky. (7/25/17) — James Everett Johnson, 87 of Hartford entered into rest on Monday, July 24 at his residence.

Born Feb. 4, 1930 in Ohio County to the late Everett and Sarah E. Voyles Johnson, he was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War and a retired maintenance carpenter for the Kentucky Department of Transportation. Mr. Johnson was a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church in Beaver Dam, where he served as deacon for many years.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife; Elizabeth Mae Johnson, second wife, Edna Pearl Johnson; a son, Leland Gregory Johnson; and a daughter, Brenda Goodman.

Survivors include his children, Jeanne Marie (Ronnie) Embry of Hartford and James Ray (Robin) Johnson of Hartford. He was blessed with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 27 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford with Bro. Matt Alsman officiating.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Hartford. Gathering of family and friends will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Ohio County, 107 Gillespie Street, Hartford, KY, 42347. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Share your messages of condolence with the family of James Everett Johnson at MillerSchapmire.com.

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