Robert Donald Johnson

Jun 14th, 1941 - Dec 18th, 2020

Visitation:

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Dec. 22nd, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm

Service:

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Dec. 22nd, 2020 1:00pm

Burial:

Reevesville Cemetery

Tue, Dec. 22nd, 2020 2:30pm

Robert Donald Johnson

Marion- Robert Donald Johnson, age 79, of Marion, passed away peacefully at 7:10pm on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Lourdes Hospice in Paducah, Kentucky with his loving family at his bedside.

Robert was born in Dexter, Missouri on June 14, 1941, the son of Donald Gibson and Melba (Weigel) Johnson. He married Sandra Jane Ozment in Lebanon, Illinois on August 5, 1962. Together, they have shared more than fifty-eight years of marriage. She survives in Marion.

Although officially retiring in 2002 as an accountant, Robert still found time to work for Patrick Barger CPA in Marion.

Mr. Johnson attended the First Church of God in Marion. An avid golfer, Robert truly loved the sport. He was an animal lover, especially reptiles and his cats. He was a faithful fan of Cardinal Baseball. He was a wonderful and loving husband and father who will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife- Sandra Jane Johnson of Marion

Son- David Scott Johnson of Du Quoin

Brother- William Edward Johnson of Murphysboro

Sister- Mary Ellen and John Blue of Shelbyville, Tennessee

Daughter-in-law- Maureen Johnson of Terra Haute, Indiana

He was preceded in death by his parents and son- Robert Mark Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Roy Pepmiller officiating. Burial will follow at Reevesville Cemetery in Grantsburg. A time of visitation will be held from 11am until 1pm on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com

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10 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Randy & Marti Emery

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: December 20, 2020

    Sorry for your loss. Bob was a very special man. Randy and I always enjoyed talking to him. Very kind person.

  • Guest: Dale “Red” Frey

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: December 20, 2020

    Sorry for your lose. Bob was a great guy. Spent many hours playing golf with him when I was young. Such good memories of a kind and wonderful person.

  • Guest: Dale “Red” Frey

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: December 20, 2020

    Sorry for your lose. Always enjoyed playing golf with Bob. He was a great guy.

  • Guest: Frances A Rowland

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 21, 2020

    Our deepest sympathy Sandy! Bob and I always laughed when I’d see him at Barger’s because I’d always call him “Don”and he’d say I’ve been called worse! He was such a kind, gentle man! Our continued prayers for the family!

  • Guest: Bougie and Sharon Goodman

    From: Marion, Il, Illinois

    Date: December 21, 2020

    So sorry to hear about Bob. We always thought a lot of him. Good man.

  • Guest: Phil Noakes

    From: Findlay, Ohio

    Date: December 22, 2020

    Mary Ellen & Bill,

    I think of your family often with fond memories. Bob was a great guy and I was fortunate enough to spend many hours on the golf course with in my younger days. We shared so many laughs. My condolences to both of you and Bob’s family.

  • Guest: Dennis Mccree

    From: Energy, Illinois

    Date: December 22, 2020

    So very sorry for the loss. He hired me at Dycus, Bradley & Draves in 1987. He was great to work with and always pleasant any time I saw him.

  • Guest: Saundra Douglas

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 22, 2020

    So sorry for your loss. Bob was my classmate all through high school and always enjoyed seeing you both at class reunions. A genuinely good and nice man.

  • Guest: Jerry & Sherry Edwards

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 22, 2020

    Dear Sandy, Jerry and I were so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a good friend for a lot of years and will never be forgotten. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Guest: Gilbert & Kay Jackson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 23, 2020

    So sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family.