Obituary for James Richard Johnson, Sr.

James Richard Johnson, Sr., age 84 of Pulaski passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Highland Ridge & Rehab Center after a lengthy illness. Born January 4, 1936 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Marcellus Johnson & Arvella Lash Hilliard. His brother, Marcellus Johnson, Jr. also preceded him in death. James retired from Appalachian Power with 35 years of service.

He leaves to cherish his memories 

His wife

Dorothy Louise Penn Johnson


Stephanie Smoot


James Richard (Patricia) Johnson, Jr.


Jodi (Charlie) Neal

Tricia Manns

Dana (Raymond) Dowe

5 grandchildren


Percy (Ann) Johnson

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Gary Hash officiating. Interment will follow at the Pinehurst Cemetery, Pulaski.The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Homes-Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.