William Johnson Jr.
Funeral Time: Monday, May 22nd at 10:00AM
William Merritt Johnson Jr., 94, husband of Loretta Johnson, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Born in Akron, OH, he was a son of the late William Merritt and Sadie Robertson. He was a farmer and he attended Western University and the University of Kentucky. He was a member of Macedonia Christian Church. Survivors other than his wife are a son, Dr. William (Connie) Johnson, DMD, Franklin, KY; a daughter, Sarah (John) Johnson Quilici, San Martin, CA; grandchildren, Phoebe Jane (Tyler) Southwood, Victoria, Canada, Leigh Carol (Patrick) Cronin, Merritt Johnson and Bret Johnson; and five great-grandchildren, Seamus, Gilbert, Porter and Harlan Cronin, and Leaf Oldwood. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Southwood, and his first wife, Evelyn Creech Johnson. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 22 at Macedonia Christian Church. Burial will be in Creech Cemetery at Pine Mountain, KY. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main St. is in charge of arrangements.