Johnson, Charles

Charles N. Johnson, 93, of Murray Kentucky, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home in Murray Kentucky.

Charles was born on September 28, 1925 in Calloway County, Kentucky to the late Jesse C. Johnson and Annie (Thurman) Johnson. He retired as the owner and operator of Johnson’s Grocery and was a member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ. Charles was a Navy WWII veteran and within his service he received several distinguished medals. Among them were the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, WWII Navy Occupation Medal, Navy China Service Medal and the National Defense Medal.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, June (Farley) Johnson; second wife, Betty (Sanders) Johnson; infant sister, Dorothy Johnson; and by one daughter, Susan Roney.

Charles is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Johnson of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Nick Johnson and wife Patty of Clarksville, Tennessee; son-in-law, Pete Roney of Kialua, Hawaii; seven grandchildren, Dustin Morganti and wife Amy, Ashley Houk, Ben Roney and wife Jayci, Anne Wessell and husband Rob, Jack Roney and wife Devon, Lucas Johnson and wife Abbie and Taylor Johnson; ten great – grandchildren, Alexia Morganti, Caitlin Morganti, Brooklyn Barrier, Aubree Reed, Haylee Reed, Ian Roney, Frank Roney, Peter Roney, Ryder Johnson and Carter Johnson; one step-daughter, Lisa Allgood; four step-sons, Dirk Rettburg, Jake Rettburg, Lance Rettburg and Bart Rettburg all of Illinois.

A memorial will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the J H Churchill Funeral Home with John Dale officiating.Visitation will be held prior to the memorial service on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Glendale Road Church of Christ, 1101 Glendale Road, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com


Published 12:00 AM, Monday Mar. 04, 2019
Updated 04:13 PM, Monday Mar. 04, 2019

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