John W. Johnson, 85 of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. 

He was born to the late James H. and Margaret (Durham) Johnson on Mar. 11, 1931 in Fort Branch, IN.

John was a member of the Fort Branch First United Methodist Church.  John worked as a farmer his whole life.  He had also served on the Gibson County Fair Board for many years.  John had a passion to do woodworking and loved to pick pecans.

Besides his parents, Johnny is also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Kathryn McCarty and Wilhelmene Wallis.

He is survived by his 5 children and their spouses, Connie (Larry) Hoffman of Wabash, IN, Donna (Kenny) Kiesel, Donald (Betty) Johnson, Larry (Carolyn) Johnson, and Roger (Angie) Johnson all of Fort Branch, IN, also 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  He was also survived by his very special friend Peggy Lemmons.

Services for John will be on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at 2:00 PM at the Stodghill Funeral Home located in Fort Branch, IN, Rev. John Baylor will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch, IN.  Visitation will be on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.