Mr. Esker Eugene Johnson, age 88, of Campbellsburg, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab in Salem.

Mr. Johnson was born March 15, 1931 in Laurel County, Kentucky the son of William Eli and Mary Jane Lewis Johnson.  He was a retired construction labor foreman.  He was a member of Posey Chapel Community Church and was a veteran of the US Army, having reached the rank of Sergeant.

Eugene was preceded in death by his wife:  Barbara Johnson in 2017.  He was also preceded in death by a brother:  William P. Johnson, five sisters:  Marie Johnson, Judy Scott, Betty Sue Johnson, Irene Sosa, and Dorothy Baugh, and his parents. 

He is survived by a son:  Michael Eugene Johnson, two daughters:  Diana Ronine and “Jeanie” Dawna Regine Johnson, three brothers:  H.L. Johnson, Wayne Lee Johnson and Jimmy Johnson, a sister:  Hazel Patrick, 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Saltillo Cemetery with military honors.  Visitation will be Saturday from Noon-1PM at the funeral home.