Charles Johnson (1954-2008)
Charles R. "Sonny" Johnson, 53, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at his home in Catlettsburg.
He was born Dec. 23, 1954, in West Liberty, a son of the late Ruth Johnson. He was a cashier/mechanic with Clark's Pump & Shop, a faithful member of AA for 21 years and attended Touchstone Church in Catlettsburg. Sonny enjoyed the outdoors, playing with and working on trucks, cars and motorcycles.
Surviving are his wife of 11 years, Lois Griffith Johnson; four sons, Michael Johnson, Chris Johnson and Scott Johnson, all of Mount Sterling, and Matthew Johnson of Catlettsburg; a special aunt, Lorene Dulan of West Liberty; two brothers, Jerry Johnson and Stewart Johnson, both of West Liberty; two sisters, Peggy Watts and Barb Conley, both of West Liberty; and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger Johnson.
A funeral service for Sonny Johnson will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home on Panola Street in Catlettsburg. Pastor Ron Day will offer a message of comfort, with a personal eulogy given by Pastor Steve Day. Final rest will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Serving as casket bearers will be Matthew Johnson, Roger Brock, Brian Fryer, Jimmy Layne, Rob Mullins and Roger Kraylor.