Fred Franklin Johnson, age 76,
of Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, April 16, 2016,
at his home.
Fred was born in Evarts, on
August 22, 1939, son of the late Dillard and Eva Durham Johnson.
He was a veteran, serving his country in
the U.S. Army.
Fred worked for years managing steel
After retiring from the factories, he
worked as a farm caretaker and partnered in his own construction
Fred was the family “go-to” person for
He was a man of a giving heart and of no
Fred was a Christian man.
He is survived by his children,
Jennifer Johnson, of North Carolina, and twins, Robert William
Johnson, residing in China, and Laura Ann Johnson, of Cleveland,
Ohio; his brother, B.R. “Johnny” (and Shirley) Johnson, of
Helenwood, Tennessee; his sisters, Inez (and Dave) Peters, Betty
(and Ed) Sizemore, Madge (and Sterling) Sizemore, and Gail
Simpson, all of Somerset; and many nieces and nephews.
Fred is preceded in death by
his parents; his two brothers, Rolley Madden and Silas Presley;
and his sisters, Thelma Freeman, Juanita Napier, Edith Witt and
Visitation will be on
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 12:00 noon, in Southern Oaks
Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will follow
the visitation, on Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral home
chapel, with Bro. B.R. “Johnny” Johnson and Bro. Justin Sizemore
Burial will be in Mill Springs National
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with