Royce Wilson Johnson, 86, of Mt. Vernon, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, September 8, 2019. He was born March 4, 1933 in Centerville, Arkansas to the late Luther Andrew and Minnie Jane (Blessing) Johnson. Royce retired after many years working as a repairman at Wards Bus Manufacturer. He was a founding member of Foothills Faith Tabernacle in Greenbrier.
Royce is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Edith Mae Johnson; sons, Mickey Royce (Peggy) Johnson, of Enola and Scott Edwin (Jamie) Johnson, of Mt. Vernon; daughters, Deborah Diane Passmore of Enola, Vickie Lynn (Jackie) Taylor of Mt. Vernon, Lisa Joan (Allen) Hodge of Clearwater, S.C., and Kimberly Shawn (Mike) Bigley of Enola; seventeen grandchildren, two step grandchildren, thirty-nine great grandchildren, one step great-grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons-in-law, Jay Passmore and Wayne Wade; brothers, Olan, Bill, Burton, Willard, Ted, Fred, and sister, Orby.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier. Funeral Service will begin Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Foothills Faith Tabernacle in Greenbrier. Burial will follow at McNew Cemetery in Greenbrier.