Gary Lee Johnson, 75, of Carrollton, KY departed this earthly life on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the Norton Hospice Pavillion in Louisville, KY. He entered this world on August 26, 1944 in Carrollton, KY to Allen and Retha Wilson Johnson. Gary was a retired Corrections Officer at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange, KY where he was the coordinator of Emergency Services for the institution and formerly drove a truck for Ford Motor Co. Gary attended English Christian Church and enjoyed car rides and visiting with family, friends and neighbors.
Left to mourn his passing is a daughter; Christi Lynn Johnson and her husband, Art Burgin of Carrollton, KY, a brother; Tony Johnson of Carrollton, KY, a sister; Eva Allen of Rittman, Ohio, daughter-in-law; Barbara Johnson of Bedford, KY, nine grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Emileeta Lawson Johnson (2015), a son; Leonard A. Johnson (2017) and a brother; John Allen Johnson (2005).
Funeral Services will be private with the Rev. Ermal Allen officiating. Visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. - Noon, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Interment will take place in the English Cemetery.
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