The Richmond Register

January 4, 2013

Ben Johnson Jr., 78


Davis & Powell Funeral Home

BEREA — Ben Johnson Jr., 78 of Berea, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the VAMC-Leestown Road Facility in Lexington.

He was a native of Middlesboro and a veteran. Mr. Johnson had made his home in Berea for the last 10 years at the Powell Family Care Home with LaTisha Powell. Mr. Johnson was also a member of the Galilee Baptist Church.

He is survived by: his children, Benjamin (Greg) Johnson of Middlesboro, Tammy Freeman of Charlotte, N.C., and Pamela Johnson of Middlesboro. Two grandchildren, Natasha Sue Johnson and Gregory Dwayne Johnson, also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Johnson will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home in Berea with Bro. Lee Abney officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Pallbearers will be Randy Lake, Rodney Lake, John David Lake, John Helton, Larry Nicely and Donnie Parker. Honorary pallbearers will be, Robert & Janie Lake and Frank & Donna Farr