Wilbur Leo Johnson, 82, of Paris, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022, at Paris Regional Medical Center.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.
Mr. Johnson, the son of James Allen Johnson & Jessie Miller Johnson, was born April 10, 1940, in Paris.
He graduated from Detroit High School. For a number of years he worked for Hoover Vacuum in Chicago, and was an installer of washers and dryers for Sears. Here in Paris he worked at Christus-St. Joseph Hospital.
Wilbur was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Iris Johnson, a daughter, Melissa Ruth Woods, a brother, James Allen Johnson, two sisters, Lillie Bills and Vida Frazier, two nieces, Carrie Johnson and Katherine Alexis Flowers, and a nephew, Kenneth Frazier.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Zitzer Johnson, whom he married in 1966, two children, Martha Faeldog (J. R.) and John Edward Johnson (Carmella), two grandchildren, John Anthony Myers (Megan) and Cody Allen Woods (Grace), three great grandchildren, Skylar Woods, Clara Ruth Myers, and Ezra Leona Myers, four sisters, Roberta Manning, Sarah Hess, Ruth Powell (Raymond), and Vena Johnson and numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
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