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Cecil A. Johnson

November 20, 1942 September 18, 2018
Cecil A. Johnson
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Obituary for Cecil A. Johnson

Cecil A. Johnson, 75, husband of Annette Jones Johnson for 51 years, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Baptist Health, Lexington, KY.
A native of Paris, KY, he was the son of the late Marshall Clayton Johnson and Hermia Dray Johnson. He was a corporal of the United States Marine Corps during the Cuban Missile Crisis then went to work at IBM/Lexmark where he retired. He was a youth baseball coach in Paris for 17 years, became a member of the 101 club, a Kentucky Colonel and later in his life, became a licensed Funeral Director in Kentucky and worked at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home with his family. He loved to go fishing, squirrel and rabbit hunting. Cecil was taught the gospel by his wife, Annette and his son Jeff and on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, was baptized by Jeff and his grandson, Hunter.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Lisa (Jimmy Snider) Johnson of Lexington, KY and one son, Jeff (Kari Ann) Johnson of Paris, KY; five grandchildren, Thaddeus (Alyssa) Johnson of Columbus, OH, Alex (Hunter Hensley) Johnson of Lawrenceburg, KY, Hunter Ryan Johnson, Lyndsay Grace-Ann Johnson and Andrew Hayden Johnson, all of Paris, KY; one great grandson, Theodore James “Theo” Johnson; three sisters-in-law, Judith Ann Johnson, JoAnn Johnson and Janice Johnson and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Deron Nicholas Johnson; one sister, Evelyn Johnson; six brothers, Joseph Johnson, Wallace Johnson, Marion Johnson, Ray Johnson, John Johnson and Marshall “Junior” Johnson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bro. John McGuire and Rev. Dr. Morgan Gilkey. Burial will be in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Friday, September 21, 2018 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Snider, Thaddeus Johnson, Alex Johnson, Hunter Johnson, Lyndsay Johnson and Drew Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lloyde Campbell, Todd Yazell, Charlie Farmer, Jerry Wagoner, Michael Kearns, Jim Sherwood, Steve Jones, Mike Jones, Wayne Brown, Sandy Wells and Dr. Nathan Moore.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60611.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

21

Sep

5:00 PM 9/21/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home
1120 Main Street Paris 40361 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Sep

11:00 AM 9/22/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home
1120 Main Street Paris 40361 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Paris Cemetery Final Resting Place

1603 Main St
Paris, KY 40361

1603 Main St Paris 40361 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

230 East Ohio Street Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60611
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