donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
JR Johnson, age 75, entered into eternal rest at his home in DeSoto on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. JR was born on May 4, 1940 in Livingston County, Kentucky to the late Recie and Beatrice (Nee Stokes) Johnson. He was a machinist for Pohlmann Company until he retired. JR enjoyed traveling, hunting and fishing and going to auctions.
JR is survived by his loving family; wife, Phyllis (Nee Yeley) Johnson of DeSoto, sons; Ricky (wife, Anita) Johnson of Pevely, Recie Johnson of St. Louis, Scott (wife Adriana)Morris of Cedar Hill and Chris (wife, Jennifer) Morris of Hillsboro, daughters; Rebecca (husband, Mike) Hattemar of DeSoto and Tasha (husband, Benjamin) Rutledge of St. Louis, brother, Ronnie (wife, Carolyn) Johnson of Kentucky, sisters; Mae (husband, Charlie) Meece of Indiana, Ruth (husband, Clarence - deceased) Lowery of Kentucky and Brenda (husband, Bob - deceased) Arnold of Illinois, 15 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren.
JR was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; J.W. Johnson (Twin Brother) and Tony Johnson, and two brother-in-laws.
Pastor Derry Bowling will officiate the service.