Johnson, William Oscar "W.O."
Thursday, July 2, 2020
William Oscar "W.O." Johnson, 83, of Signal Mtn., passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Erlanger Medical Center.
Mr. Johnson was a life long member of Lone Oak Baptist Church on Signal Mountain, where he served as a deacon for over 40 years. He was a life long resident of the Lone Oak Community and was a founder and board member of the Lone Oak Community Center. He served on the Sequatchie County School Board for 26 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as HR manager at American Electrical Industries, Cavalier Corporation and Miller Industries. Mr. Johnson, along with his brother, enjoyed raising cattle and running the family farm. He was a car enthusiast, especially of Ford cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tomie and Virginia Mae Pickett Johnson and mother-in-law, Pearl Tinker
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Tinker Johnson; children, Andrea Johnson Cooling and Tommy (Kari) Johnson; siblings, Marvin Johnson, Allie Sims, Loy Miller and Peggy Reese; two grandchildren, Andrew and Arron Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 3 at 1 p.m. at Lone Oak Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Hall Cemetery, with Bro. Jonathan Milligan officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Lone Oak Baptist Church and Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Lone Oak Baptist Church, 338 Hall Road, Signal Mtn., Tn. 37377.