Thursday, October 12, 2006

Robert V. Johnson, Sr., 71, of Purdy, passed away Oct. 9, 2006, at Cox Monett Hospital.

He was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Eric and Easter Hakemson Johnson. He married Dorothy German and she preceded him in death in 1996.

He was an auto mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Longview Church.

Survivors include: three sons, Scott Johnson, of Battlefield, robert Johnson, of Neosho, and Steven Johnson, of Jamestown, N.Y.; three daughters, Sharon Ohler, of Purdy, Lori Jean Yahner, of Arkansas, and Billy Stubbs, of California; one brother, Erick Johnson, of Frewsburg, N.Y.; one sister, Mimmie Lamonica, of Purdy; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett with Rev. Mark Moller officiating. Burial will follow at the Purdy Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.