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Robert M. "Mike" Johnson

August 29, 1951 December 8, 2019
Robert M.  "Mike" Johnson
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Robert M. “Mike” Johnson, 68, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at home.  He was born August 29, 1951 in Mount Carmel, the son of Robert E. and Joann (Shearer) Johnson.   Mike was a hard-working man.  For forty plus years he was employed by Duke Energy.  He was a proud member of IBEW Local 1393.  Mike lived and worked on his farm.  He greatly enjoyed farming and the chores brought about by raising and selling Polled Hereford cows. Mike had a good heart.  He always had a kind words to say about people.  He enjoyed fellowship with friends and often could be found having breakfast or lunch with them at local restaurants. Mike’s family meant the world to him.  He adored his grandchildren and loved spending time with them.  Mike was a member of the First Baptist Church.  He will be missed by all who knew him.  Mike will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, Becky (Mike) Seibert, Betsy Johnson and Lisa (Chris) Jackson; grandchildren, Emily (Chris) Black, Luke Coleman and Antonia Ramsey; sisters, Deborah (Mike) Newton, Susan Johnson, Jennifer (Sam) Williams; his twin brother, Joseph Patrick (Jane) Johnson; and many loved nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Clarence Edward Johnson.   Family and friends are invited to gather for a Visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, 130 West 6th Street, Mount Carmel, Illinois.  Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Stephen Freels officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Mike’s memory to the Victorious Children’s Home.  Envelopes will be at the Church or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Mike’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Johnson family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Thursday

12

Dec

11:00 AM 12/12/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:30 PM 12/12/2019 1:30:00 PM
First Baptist Church

130 West 6th St.
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

First Baptist Church
130 West 6th St. Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

12

Dec

1:30 PM 12/12/2019 1:30:00 PM
First Baptist Church

130 West 6th St.
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

First Baptist Church
130 West 6th St. Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

college drive
Mount Carmel, il 62863

college drive Mount Carmel 62863 il
United States
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