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RIDGE FARM - Phillip "Gene" Eugene Johnson, 49, of Ridge Farm, passed away at 4:56 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, Danville.
Gene was born July 23, 1967, in Danville, to Jack and Rickey Bolton Johnson.
He married Carla Johnson on June 4, 1994, in Fairmount. She survives.
Also surviving are his father, Jack Johnson of Indianola; three sons, Buddy (Danielle Davis) Johnson of Paris, Ill., Phillip (Brittany Kietzmann) Johnson of Murray, Ky., and Jack (Katlynn Hargrove) Johnson of Benton, Ky.; six daughters, Casandra (Nicholas) Krueger of Georgetown, Crystal (Josh) Hopkins of Terre Haute, Ind., Amanda (Cody) Miles of Ridge Farm, Kayla (Daniel) Lewis of Potomac, Amber Johnson of Ridge Farm, and Cassie Johnson of Ridge Farm; one brother, Frank (Candy Campbell) Johnson of Brooksville, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; and best friend and fishing buddy, Keith Glass. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rickey Johnson; three brothers, Jack Johnson, Ricky Johnson and Jimmie Johnson; and one sister, Tammy Rodgers.
Gene enjoyed fishing, boating, gardening, camping and working on and painting old cars. He loved spending time with his family, especially playing with his grandkids.
Private family celebration of life will be held. Memorials to the family.
Robison Chapel, Catlin, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences at www.robisonchapel.com.
Published on September 19, 2016
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