William Marion (Junior)
Johnson, 87, passed away
Bill was born
He grew up helping his father on the family melon farm near Johnson. He graduated from Owensville High School class of 1942, served in the United State Army, and went on to further his education at Oakland City College and Indiana University receiving degrees in 1949 and 1953.
He began teaching natural
sciences, chemistry and social studies in 1949 at
Bill was a member of the
Survivors include his wife of 61 years Grace (Whipple) Johnson; son, Braden (Brady) Johnson (Brenda) of Mt. Carmel, daughters, Becky Klass (Rick) of Evansville, Beth Roop (Mike) Alexandria, and Amy Maurer (Kelly) of Evansville; grandchildren, Carl Johnson, Bettie Johnson, Andrea Rosenfeld, Ryan and Kyle Rubrecht, Rachel Rubrecht McCloskey, Blake and Dane Maurer and eight, great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Roy and Walter Johnson.
A celebration of life will be
held at Monday, Feb. 6 at
Visitation will be 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville.