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John Johnson

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

John Richard Johnson, 83, born September 21, 1926, in Alamo, Tenn., son of James Andrew Johnson and Susie Idell Edwards Johnson, departed this life in Hayti, Mo., at the Pemiscot Memorial Health System on December 27, 2009.

On September 17, 1945, in Kennett, he was united in marriage to Anna Mae Troutman.

He served his country during the Korean War as a part of the United States Army. He entered the service on January 15, 1952, in St. Louis, Mo., and received an honorable discharge on October 14, 1953.

He was a master mechanic and the owner/operator of Johnson Garage and Recovery and Salvage. He was a proud veteran, animal lover, educational advocate, and recreational pilot. He was an active civil rights advocate and a friend to all.

He was a member of the Okeena General Assembly Church.

Survivors include; his wife, Anna Johnson, of Bragg City, Mo.; one daughter, Linda Khan, and husband Aslam, of Bragg City; one sister, Blondell Robertson, of Bakersville, Calif.; his beloved wired hair terrier, Charlie; six granchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one son, Mike Anthony Johnson, two brothers, and three sisters.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.