William Gene “Bill” Johnson, age 73 of the Oakman Community died at 12:56 AM, Tuesday, January 1 in Cartersville Medical Center.
Bill was born, May 15, 1945 in Gordon County, a son of the late Eugene Johnson and Pauline Silvers Johnson. He was a Vietnam Era Veteran with service in US Navy. He was a former employee of Mannington Industries of Calhoun; a member of the local American Legion, and a member of the Thorpe Memorial Baptist Church.
Bill is survived by four sons, Walt Johnson of Tavernier, Florida, Mark Johnson and his wife, Nancy of Fairmount, Billy Johnson of Kennesaw, and Matthew Johnson and his wife Kandace of Dalton; one brother, Tony L. Johnson of Oakman; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, January 4 at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Reverends Mark Johnson and Reggie Temples officiating. Selected family members will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are John Johnson, Lee Quinn, and Jerry Craig. The Johnson family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery near Oakman with military honors performed by the Dalton American Legion post.
Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Bill Johnson of the Oakman Community.