Mr. Virgil Lee Johnson Sr., age 72 of Elkton, KY passed away 2:00 AM, Monday, September 13, 2021 at his residence of natural causes. Services will be Saturday September 18, 2021 1:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton, KY with Rev. Kevin Heflin officiating. Burial will follow in the Stokes Chapel Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Friday September 17, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation on Saturday after 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour. Services will be live streamed at lathamfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Johnson was born October 31, 1948 in Todd County. He was a farmer and worked at ARDCO before going into the U.S. Army where he was a Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Johnson loved fishing, facebooking, family, children and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Granville Virgil Johnson and Ora Spurlin Johnson, his son Virgil Lee Johnson Jr, his sisters Janie Schutt, Josephine Heflin, and Amanda Johnson, his grandson Wesley Myers.
He is survived by his wife Deborah Mae Hudnall Johnson of Elkton, his daughters Anita Gilbert and Vanessa Johnson both of Elkton and Sheila Keezel and her husband Scott of Russellville, KY, his sister Pauline Oliver of Cadiz, KY, 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
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