Darrell  Johnson
Darrell F. Johnson, age 75, of Eubank, KY., passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Darrell was born on November 10, 1944 in Vinnie, KY., to Maxine Ard Johnson and the late Onnie Johnson. He was a graduate from Nancy High School in 1963 and a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Eden Baptist Church. He retired from General Motors in 1997 after working there for over 33 years. Darrell served in the United States Army in the Korean Conflict and was a lifelong member of the D.A.V. He enjoyed gardening and raising horses.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Walker Johnson of whom he married on May 4, 1968 in Somerset, KY; one son, Darren Johnson of Eubank, KY; two daughters, April Fricke of Eubank, KY and Melody (and Michael) Shaw of Anderson, IN; five grandchildren, Anthony Fricke of Clarksville, TN; Dillon Fricke of Science Hill, KY; Jolynn Fricke of White Lily, KY; Katelynn Fricke of Anderson, IN; and Brady Shaw of Anderson, IN; four great-grandchildren, Clara Grace Fricke, Liam Fricke, Devin Allen, and Zander Starry; his mother, Maxine Johnson of Nancy, KY; two sisters, Halla (and Denny) Wilson of Nancy, KY and Vivian (and Randall) Vesper of Cincinnati, OH; and a special friend, Joey Ebert of Eubank, KY.
Along with his father, Onnie Johnson, he was preceded in death by a brother, Windell Johnson.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will follow on Friday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Stallsworth officiating. Burial will be at Smiths Grove Cemetery at Faubush, KY. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post# 38 Honor Guard.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Smiths Grove Cemetery Fund P.O. Box 1441 Somerset, KY 42502.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family on our website at www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Darrell Johnson.
Published on February 27, 2020


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