Official Obituary of

James Kenneth (Red) Johnson

April 1, 1937 ~ April 29, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

James Johnson Obituary

James Kenneth (Red) Johnson, 86, of Cave Spring died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, April 29, 2023 following a sudden attack suffered earlier at his residence.

Mr. Johnson was born April 1, 1937 in Jackson County, Alabama, a son of the late Felix Johnson and the late Ethel Fowler Johnson. He was retired from General Electric in Rome, and was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in Felton, Georgia. A devote born again believer in Christ Jesus, Mr. Johnson loved hard work and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening and was know as the “Tomato Man”.

Besides his parents, Mr. Johnson was preceded in death and by two sisters, Mrs. Jeanette Gifford and Mrs. Christine Fanning, and by two brothers, Eugene Johnson and Carlos Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, the former Betty Woody, to whom he was married July 7, 1980; and by three sons, Roger Dale Johnson of Acworth, Kenneth Allen Johnson of Cullman and Scott Bruce and his wife Lenise of Talking Rock. Three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Jewel Bailey of Bailey Town, Alabama also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Johnson were held Tuesday afternoon, May 2, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Shirley officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers included Percy Ivey, Arthur Touchstone, Stephen Tavalez, Kevin Middleton, Cole Mitchell, and Owen Mitchell.

The family received friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 1:00 P.M. until the service hour.

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