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William E. Johnson

May 14, 1942 January 31, 2018
William E. Johnson
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William E. Johnson, age 75, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 5, 2018 at 11 AM at The Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Montrose Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, February 4, 2018 from 4 -7 PM at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to The Hill’s Fort Society or Boy Scout Troop #57.

Bill was born on May 14, 1942 in Highland, IL to Howard M. and Leora Emma (Essenpreis) Johnson. He married Tedra Cunningham on September 15, 1962 in Greenville, IL. He is survived by his wife Tedra of Greenville, his children Whitney (Tim) Compas of St. Louis, MO, Dan (Joanne) Johnson of Mulberry Grove, IL, and Ryan (Ashley) Johnson of Greenville, IL. He is also survived by his sisters Margaret (Jack) Kersey of Greenville, IL, and Patricia (David) Vivod of Troy, IL, his grandchildren Michael (Elissa) Johnson, Nathan (Maureen) Johnson, Megan (Stephen) Wait, Sam and Jackson Compas, and Ryder and Aubrey Johnson, along with great grandchildren, Masen and Matilda Johnson, Max and Jesse Wait, and three more on the way.

Bill grew up in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School. He also attended Greenville College. He was elected Bond County Treasurer in 1970 and served for 34 years before retiring. He was active in The Boy Scouts and participated in many of their yearly activities. He was a member of The Hill’s Fort Society, Sons of The American Revolution, and the Bond County Geneological Society. He delivered Meals On Wheels and was a former member of The Greenville JCs and Greenville Optimist Club.

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Visitation

Sunday

4

Feb

4:00 PM 2/4/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/4/2018 7:00:00 PM
Greenville First Christian Church

1100 Killarney Drive
Greenville, IL 62246

Greenville First Christian Church
1100 Killarney Drive Greenville 62246 IL
United States

Service

Monday

5

Feb

11:00 AM 2/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Greenville First Christian Church

1100 Killarney Drive
Greenville, IL 62246

Greenville First Christian Church
1100 Killarney Drive Greenville 62246 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Montrose Cemetery Final Resting Place

Greenville, IL 62246

Greenville 62246 IL
United States
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