Sgt. Cecil Johnson, 88, of Crab Orchard, KY passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020. Born on April 12, 1932 in Garrard County. He was a U.S. Marines Veteran, where he served in the Korean War. He enjoyed coon hunting and being with his family. He loved to serve God. He was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Crab Orchard, KY.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Pauline Eldridge Johnson of Crab Orchard, Ky; three sons, Keith Caudill (Beth Atwood) of Crab Orchard, KY, Kelvin Johnson (Linda) of Crab Orchard, KY and Billy Johnson (Libby) of Crab Orchard, KY; one daughter, Karen Turner (Gerald) of Crab Orchard, KY; seven grandchildren, Stacy Creech (Rick), Talia Perry (Greg Hibbard), Heather Petrey (Jody), Ryan Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Duane Turner (Alicia) and Billy Johnson, Jr. (Whitney); 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, Hazel and Kayden; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
A one-day service has been scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2020 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Chaney officiating. Burial will follow at Dix River Church of Christ Cemetery.
Full Military Honors will be presented by Caswell Saufley Post 18.
Pallbearers are Billy Johnson, Jr., Ryan Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Nathan Creech, Duane Turner and Johnathan Cromer.
Due to State regulations, all individuals will be required to wear a mask.
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