Johnson, Sr., James Richard

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James Richard Johnson, Sr., age 84 of Pulaski passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Highland Ridge & Rehab Center after a lengthy illness. Born January 4, 1936 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Marcellus Johnson & Arvella Lash Hilliard. His brother, Marcellus Johnson, Jr. also preceded him in death.

James retired from Appalachian Power with 35 years of service.

He leaves to cherish his memories:

His wife Dorothy Louise Penn Johnson

Daughter Stephanie Smoot

Son James Richard (Patricia) Johnson, Jr.

Jodi (Charlie) Neal
Tricia Manns
Dana (Raymond) Dowe

5 grandchildren

Brother Percy (Ann) Johnson

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Gary Hash officiating. Interment will follow at the Pinehurst Cemetery, Pulaski. The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Bower Funeral Homes-Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.