David C. Johnson, 74, of Cecilia, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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He was born July 23, 1939, in Eastview and retired after 37 years at Crucible. David was a classic car enthusiast, a hunter and trap shooter but his biggest hobby was his family and family vacations.
He was a member of Meeting Creek Baptist Church and he attended Stephensburg United Methodist Church.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Grover C. and Gladys (Pearl) Johnson; two brothers, Sherman Johnson and Arnold Johnson; and two sisters, Kathleen Booker and Edith Hayse.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Johnson of Cecilia; two daughters, Debbie Seaton of Elizabethtown and Teresa Charlie and her husband, Randy Allen, of Eastview; four grandchildren, Travis (Crystal) Duvall, Danelia (Josh) Dykes, Jacki (Travis) Brangers and Tiffany Allen; five great-grandchildren, Dalton, Adrian, Joshua, Trinity and Cash; two brothers, Cleve-land Johnson and Phillip (Sandra) Johnson; two sisters, Anna Fern Best and Rita (Bill) Cecil; a sister-in-law, Barbara (Danny) Woosley; a brother-in-law, Bobby (Ellen) Smallwood; many nieces and nephews; and a very special nurse, Donna Hill.
The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Don Sexton officiating. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Aug. 15, 2013