August 5, 1927 - August 14, 2016
Billy G. Johnson, age 89, of Bowling Green passed away August 14, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Greg Wyble officiating. Burial will be in the Edgewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5:00 -7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the funeral home. Billy was born August 5, 1927 in Cyrene the son of Samuel Taylor and Corrine Smith Johnson. On March 25, 1949 in Cyrene he married Mary Juliann Woodward. They shared 67 years of marriage. Survivors include wife Julia Johnson; daughter Debbie Tophinke (Chuck) of Bowling Green; grandchildren Kim Curtis (Terry), Kelli Rushin (Jeff), Jennifer Ogden, Nicole Tophinke; great grandchildren Blake Curtis, Cody Curtis, Karli Rushin; great great grandchild Tucker Curtis; sister Shirley Williams of Bowling Green; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Donna Johnson Holton; brothers Garnet Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Homer Cecil Johnson, Marion Johnson, Jimmy Johnson; sisters Marguarite Reid, Vivian Marie Reid, Nellie Johnson. Billy was raised in the Cyrene/ Edgewood area, moved to Eolia area after marrying Julia, then moved to Bowling Green upon retirement in 1995. He served in the Army during WWII, farmed for over 40 years and when he retired from farming he started trucking and hauling livestock until his illness. He loved spending time with family and friends. Billy died peacefully at his home with family by his side. He will be missed by his family and friends. Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Wayne Shaw , Bennie Reid, Blake Curtis, Randy Johnson, Alvin Adams Jr. and Hurley Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Cox , Jerry Woodward, Juan Huckstep, Gene Arens and Wayne Beshears. Memorials may be made to the Pike County Home Health and Hospice , Edgewood Cemetery Association or Donors’ Choice.
Billy G. Johnson, age 89, of Bowling Green passed away August 14, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Greg Wyble officiating. Burial will be... View Obituary & Service Information
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