Earl L. Johnson

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Jan. 9, 1932 – Dec. 12, 2015

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NATCHEZ – Services for Earl L. Johnson, 83, of Vidalia, who died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at Adams County Nursing Center, will be 2 p.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill McCullin officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from noon until service time today at the funeral home.

Mr. Johnson was born Jan. 9, 1932, in Rayville, La., the son of Joe Charles Johnson and Lettie Ethel Stokes Johnson.

He was a retired agent for Illinois Central Railroad.

Mr. Johnson served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a volunteer at the Natchez Stewpot and Natchez Community Hospital. He was also a member of First Baptist Church of Vidalia.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include three sons, Earl Keith Johnson of Macon, Ga., Bryan J. Johnson of Natchez and David Andy Johnson of Vidalia; two grandchildren, Jamie Lynn Johnson and David Bourgeois; and two great-grandchildren, Kane and Jordan Bourgeois.

Pallbearers will be Henry Fitt, Louis Calhoun, Bubba Hutcherson, Glenn Seyfarth, Bobby Mulvihill and Bryan Johnson.

Online condolences may be sent to lairdfh.com.