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Kenneth Johnson

May 23, 1933 — September 1, 2015

Kenneth Leon Johnson, 82, of Raytown, MO was promoted to Heaven on September 1, 2015 in his home.

Services will be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Beacon Free Will Baptist Church in Raytown, MO at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be held from 12:30-2:00 pm, interment will follow at Longview Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.

Born on May 23, 1933 in Roy (Douglas County), Missouri, the only son of Aude and Alice Johnson. He was united in marriage on April 23, 1955 to Doris June Hall in Ava, MO. To this union were born four daughters, Brenda, Glenda, Mary and Elizabeth.

Kenneth graduated from Ava High School in 1952. He delivered furniture for Sears for 26 years. Throughout his life he enjoyed gardening, traveling, tinkering, fishing, hunting, cooking, perusing flea markets and garage sales, and woodworking. He enjoyed teaching his hobbies to his grandchildren: Chris, Kimberly, and Crystal.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris June; his parents; and his sister, Virginia Lee Johnson.

Kenneth later married Lois JoAnne Young on March 10, 1996 in Raytown, MO. At that time four more children: Roger, Kevin, Del Lora, and JoAnne were added to his family. After marrying Lois they joined Beacon Free Will Baptist Church in Raytown, MO. Kenneth was an active member of Beacon Free Will Baptist Church, where many people at the church enjoyed his cooking.
Survivors include wife, Lois; sister, Marian Cunningham of Fordland, MO; and children: Brenda (Jim) Smith, Roger Clemmons, Glenda Robinson, Mary (Mark) Sands, Kevin (Annie) Young, Del Lora (John) Lillibridge, Elizabeth (Bill) Merkley, and JoAnne (Frankie) Fuller; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Memorials are suggested to Beacon Free Will Baptist Church, 7920 Harris Ave, Raytown, MO 64138.

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