JOHNSON John H. Jr., 88 father of Norma J. Johnson, and Dr. Eric C. Johnson (Karen) died Sat, April 8, 2017 at Kentucky One Saint Joseph Hospital after a brief illness. He was the son of the late John H. Johnson Sr. and Hattie Ingram Johnson. John graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School where he played football and did well academically. He retired from the Fayette County Police Department after 29 years of service. He was a lifelong and faithful member and trustee of Consolidated Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his son James R. "JJ" Johnson, one grandson Antonio Jackson, two brothers James and Arather Johnson, two sisters Corine Darneal and Hattie Brinson. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, 3 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 1 great-great grandson, 2 great-grandaughters and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation Thurs Apr 13, 2017 from 6-8pm and Fri Apr 14, 2017 from 12pm-1pm with the funeral immediately following all at Consolidated Baptist Church. The family can be reached at 859-299-6711 or 859-619-8197. Arrangements Fender Funeral Directors.
Published by Lexington Herald-Leader on Apr. 13, 2017.