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Herschel E. Johnson

May 4, 1928 January 25, 2018
Herschel E.  Johnson
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Obituary for Herschel E. Johnson

Herschel E. Johnson, 89, of Bellmont, Illinois passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehab.  He was born on May 4, 1928 in Gibson County, Indiana the son of William and Effie (Rodgers) Johnson.  Herschel married Marjorie Zimmerman on April 1, 1948 and together they enjoyed sixty nine years of marriage centered on their family. Herschel was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.  He was a very hard worker and truly knew the meaning of a day’s work.  He retired at the age of eighty one where he spent a lot of his working career as a hog farmer.  Herschel also worked at PSI as a security guard.  Among his hobbies, Herschel loved being outdoors, tending to his garden and tinkering around the farm.  He was a member of the Bellmont United Methodist Church in Bellmont, Illinois.     Herschel will be remembered by his loving wife, Marjorie Johnson of Bellmont, IL; four children, Bill Johnson and wife, Pat of Mount Carmel, Tom Johnson of Olney, IL; Brenda Johnson of Bellmont, IL, Herschel Johnson and wife, Linda of Bellmont, IL; six grandchildren, Billy Joe Johnson, Sabrina Johnson, Margaret (Tyler) Campbell, Daniel (Natalie) Johnson, Elizabeth (Anthony) Blair and Luke Johnson; four great grandchildren, Matalei Greer, Gerald Greer, Xavier Blair and Gideon Campbell; many loved nieces, nephews and cousins. Herschel was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jane Johnson; brothers, Horace Johnson, Robert Johnson and Clarence Johnson. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Pastor Vaughn Courter officiating.   Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Bellmont, Illinois. Family and friends may gather for a Visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Herschel’s memory to the Bellmont United Methodist Church.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 N. Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Herschel’s tribute wall, leave condolences and purchase flowers for the Johnson family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.


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Visitation

Monday

29

Jan

11:00 AM 1/29/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

29

Jan

1:00 PM 1/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bethel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bellmont
Bellmont, Illinois 62811

Bellmont Bellmont 62811 Illinois
United States
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