James E. “Jim” Johnson, 87, of Westmoreland, TN, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at his home. He was born on February 6, 1933 to George and Semmie (Moore) Johnson in Clay County, TN.
Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army and worked for the Sumner County Board of Education in Westmoreland. He was a lifetime member of the Noblesville Moose where he served as past governor and secretary. Jim was a member of the National Rifle Association and was an avid fisherman and woodworker.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda J Johnson; children, Darrell Dwaine & (Sarah) Johnson, Portia Rene Gatewood, Frank Ernest & (Beverly) Johnson, Glenna Rose & (Billie) Graham, Roger Wayne Johnson, and Kathy Sue Vuyvoich; step-children, Randy Chaudion, Mike Chaudion, and Amy Chaudion Kelly; siblings, Bedford Johnson Jr., Deloris Tays, Rosie Clayton, Lester Johnson, Carlie Johnson, Anna Wilson, and Linda Edmundson; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack G. Johnson, Elmer Lee Johnson, and Harlie Johnson.
Private graveside services will be held at Cicero Cemetery in Cicero, Indiana. Randall & Roberts Funeral Homes has been entrusted with Jim’s care.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.