Whitesburg KY

Services held for Gary Johnson

Gary Bruce Johnson, 71, died July 11 at his home in McRoberts.

Born in Dorton to the late Harrison and Sylvia Oaks Johnson, he lived most of his life in McRoberts.

He was graduated with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in elementary education from Pikeville University. He taught at McRoberts Elementary School for 27 years. He was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Johnson; a daughter, Lori L. Holbrook and husband

Kevin, of Parkers Lake; two sons, David Johnson and wife Gayla, of Wise, Va., and Scott Johnson and wife Andrea of McRoberts; two grandchildren, Corey Holbrook and Andrew Holbrook; two step-grandchildren, Alyssa Sturgill and Darren Duty; two brothers, Fred Johnson, of Robinson Creek, and Ted Johnson, of Shelby Gap; and a sister, Madelyn Davis, of Shelby Gap.

Funeral services were held July 13 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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