David R. Johnson – Shoals
David R. Johnson, 70, of Shoals, passed away in the Loogootee on January 12, 2017 at 6:35 a.m.
He was born in Martin County on March, 24, 1946 to Thomas and Eva Pearl (Emmons) Johnson. He attended school in Shoals. He was a cook at the Golden Gables in Bedford for 30 years. He attended Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed yard sales, painting, gospel bluegrass music and spending time with his cat, Sam.
He is survived by two sons, Marty and Kevin Johnson, of Bedford; two grandsons, Marty Johnson and David Barlow; a grandaughter, Tia Wheeler; two sisters, Ruth Taylor and Barbara Thomas, both of Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son David; a sister, Francis York and two brothers Charles Johnson and infant George.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2 p.m. with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Rev. John Simmons is officiating. Burial will be in the Clark Cemetery