In Remembrance of John Johnson
Date of Death: 08-05-2022
Burial: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 08-09-2022
John Johnson, 86, of Gower, MO passed away, August 5, 2022.
He was born on July 23, 1936 to John Curtis and Veda Eudora (Bowers) Johnson in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. He grew up in Lewis, MO and attended Calhoun High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge he lived in Kansas City and in 1971 moved to Gower where he made his home.
He owned and operated John’s 66 Service Station and later John’s Repair. John was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Gower American Legion Post 393.
John was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Joan Hatchett, Reva Williamson and Sylvia Clutter; his loving companion, Mickey Riley, and Mickey’s son, Tom Hansbrough.
He is survived by his sons, Curtis Johnson and Rick Johnson; grandsons, Peyton Johnson and Rick Johnson. Jr, Eric Adkins, and Trent Johnson; great-grandson, Hayden; sisters, Juanita Hutchings and Wanda Brooks; extended family, Emily Kay (Terry) Criswell, Lindy (Gary) VanDeBerghe; John (Julie) Hansbrough, and Carolann Hansbrough and their children; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.
Burial with Military Honors: Allen Cemetery, Gower.
Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to the Gower Cemetery Association.