BOBBY L. ‘ROBERT’ JOHNSON
Bobby L ‘Robert; Johnson, 69, of Quincy, Ill, died January 13, 2020) in the Barry Community Care Center in Barry, Ill.
Born July 2, 1950, in Quincy, Mr. Johnson was a son of Taylor William and Dorothy May (Roberts) Johnson. He married Delma Lea Mayfield on June 29, 1979, in Quincy.
Mr. Johnson attended Ewing High School in Ewing, Mo. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.
He worked at Speed Rack and Brower Manufacturing for many years. He also worked at Titan Wheel for nearly 20 years and was of the Baptist faith.
Robert loved to garden and was a big Elvis Presley fan. He liked watching and listening to the St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed being around his grandson, Connor, and loved to cook outdoors on the grill and visit the many car shows in the area. He also enjoyed dogs, playing cards and Yahtzee.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Brown (Jim), of Quincy; grandson, Connor Brown, of Quincy; brother, Larry Johnson (Peggy), of Quincy; nephews, Randy Johnson and Robert Humes, both of Quincy; niece, Tammy Lummer (Eric), of Quincy; and his girlfriend, Sharon Stierman, of Quincy.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sharon Humes; and nephew, William
Funeral services were held January 17, 2020 at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing, MO with Rev. Elmer Hagood officiating. Pallbearers: Randy Johnson, Chris Crane, George Crane, John Crane, Lyn Crane and Doug Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers: Jim Crane, Carl Johnson, Alvah Johnson, Robert Humes, John Logan and Mike Logan
Burial with military honors was in Durham Cemetery, Durham, MO
The family suggests memorials be made to his grandson's education fund.
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