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Ewing Johnson

Ewing Johnson

Sunday, June 3rd, 1951 Thursday, June 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Ewing Willie Johnson

Ewing Willie Johnson, 68, of Murphysboro, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at his residence in Murphysboro.

Ewing was born on June 3, 1951, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Willie Johnson and Irene (Kennedy) Johnson.

He had worked as a line splicer for the General Telephone Company, where he had worked for over twenty five years.

Mr. Johnson was quite an entrepreneur. He had owned both a pool hall and gas station in Murphysboro. He was a jokester.

Ewing is survived by two daughters Candace Johnson of Mt. Vernon, IL and Cassie Johnson of Murphysboro;

eight grandchildren Alyssa, Magnolia, Nolena, Hyacinth, Caitlyn, Phillip, Amaryllis, and Michael II;

one great grandson August;

one brother Deon Johnson of FL;

and two special cousins Edward Whitfield and Marcus Patterson.

He was preceded in death by one sister Bonnie Joyce Johnson and his parents.

His body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Judy Patterson officiating. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Pettett Funeral Home
    1418 South St.
    MURPHYSBORO, IL
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    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, June 16th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Sunday, June 16th, 2019
    1:00pm
    His body will be cremated. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Judy Patterson officiating.
    Officiant
    Rev. Judy Patterson

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John Kuecker

RIP Ewing, We had a blast back in the day.
Comment | Posted at 05:03pm via Condolence
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Gary Threw

Sorry to hear of Ewing's passing. Many fond memories. Gary Threw
Comment | Posted at 03:28pm via Condolence
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Pat Hankins

So sorry to hear this. I went to grade school with Ewing. May he rest in peace.
Comment | Posted at 08:54am via Condolence
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Patricia Arbeiter

Sorry for your loss.I went to school with Ewing in Junior High and High School. He was a nice guy. Prayer for family.
Comment | Posted at 10:30pm via Condolence
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Patricia Arbeiter

Sorry for your loss.I went to school with Ewing in Junior High and High School. He was a nice guy. Prayer for family.
Comment | Posted at 10:30pm via Condolence
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