He was born June 16, 1928 in Phillips County, the son of Arthur F. and Minnie I. (Eller) Johnson.
He was united in marriage to Illa M. Chestnut on September 16, 1961 in Phillipsburg. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2015.
Survivors include two sons, Curtis of Plainville, KS and Kelly, of Lawrence, KS; daughter, Janet Wahlmeier, of Burlington, KS; and six grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17, at 11:00 a.m. in the Community Church of God, Phillipsburg, with Pastor Robin McCollough officiating. A private inurnment in Marvin Cemetery, Glade, KS, will be held at a later date.
Friends may sign the book Friday, August 16th, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Church of God or Hospice Services, Inc.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, P. O. Box 563, Phillipsburg, KS 67661 is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences: www.olliffboeve.com.