of Mount Pleasant, AR
September 17, 1928 - May 25, 2023
Loyd Lonnie "Jim Dick" Johnson, 94, of Mount Pleasant passed away May 25, 2023. He was born September 17, 1928 in Mount Pleasant to Clemon Calvin and Verta Lavona (Moser) Johnson.Loyd worked for 36 years at Arkansas Lime as a train engineer. He was a gregarious person who loved his family and lived his life his way. He and his wife were married for 71 years and 3 days. Loyd was always the center of attention, never met a stranger, loved to hunt and trade and loved his dogs. Loyd was a great storyteller. Survivors include his wife, whom he married May 22, 1952, Betty (Hames) Johnson of the home; two sons, Dicky Johnson (Robin) of Beebe, Chris Johnson (Mary Jo) of Mount Pleasant; two daughters, Nina Jackson (Kirk) of Maumelle, Joy Lacy (Courtney) of Batesville; nine grandchildren, Laddie Hunter, Amanda Johnson, Zachary Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Joe Allan Johnson, Blake Johnson, Elizabeth Mickle, Laura-Leigh Moser and Wade Moore: numerous great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Magdalene Moser and one grandson, Kyle Moore.Pallbearers are Laddie Hunter, Joe Allan Johnson, Wade Moore, Blake Johnson, Jacob Johnson and Zachary Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Sonny Cole, Robert Spence and Cecil Gay.Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 2:00pm at Reeves Pine Grove Church under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home with Chase Duncan and Steve Trail officiating. Burial will follow at Reeves Cemetery.Visitation will be held from 1:00pm until 2:00pm prior to the service.Memorials may be made to Reeves Pine Grove Cemetery Association, 3925 Tate Road, Melbourne, AR, 72556.
Prayers to all the Johnson family who we both grew up with ! Jim Dick was always like family to Ronnie ( who spent many nights at his house) . He will be missed ! God Bless All
Betty and family, so sorry to hear about Jim Dick's passing. I didn't find the service info until too late, but I'm thinking of you and sending prayers. Bryan and I loved the time we spent with y'all years ago. Jim was a special guy and I know he will be deeply missed. I can picture him and Bryan catching up in heaven. Hugs!
Chris and family. I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. Bob and met him on day at the eye doctor. He was fun to visit with. Bob enjoyed visiting with him so much. I bet they're discussing deer hunting up in heaven right now!! My thoughts and are with you all. My prayer is that our Loving God with wrap His Comforting arms around you all during this very difficult time.In Christian Love,Joanie Younger
So sorry for the family’s loss. Prayers today and days ahead!
I’m so sorry for your loss. Keeping the family in my thoughts & prayers.
Rest in peace my friend. Heaven is such a wonderful place where all that enters are made new. Peace to the family
In our thoughts and prayers,Phyllis, Alan, Paige, & Andrew Vickery
So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Our family loved Jim Dick. He will be missed as church. Prayers for Ms. Betty and the family.
So sorry about Jim Dick,we have been friends many years I know how you will miss him but we can look forward to seeing him soon. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
We have you all in our thoughts and prayers. Mellissa, Kenny and Family