William Duane Johnson

William Duane Johnson, 69, of Crystal City, MO, passed away November 21, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Johnson was born in Reyno, on December 11, 1946, the son of the late Opal (Eddington) and Ivoury Johnson. He was a manager for Denver Wholesale Florist in Saint Louis, MO.

He was an avid trotline fisherman, loved the Saint Louis Cardinals, and adored his grandchildren. He was a member of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Arnold, MO. He is survived by one daughter Patricia Johnson of Crystal City, MO, two sons Brian Johnson and wife Melissa of Crystal City, MO, Bernard Johnson of New Orleans, LA, one brother Scott Johnson and wife Cindy of Arnold, MO; five grandchildren Devon Wiley, Abigail Johnson, Emily Clements, Hailey Johnson, Noah Johnson; two brothers-in-law Eddie Pinkley and Rich Georgevich.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters Doris Gibbar, Gilda Pinkley, Sondra Georgevich; and brother-in-law Bernard Gibbar.

Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at in the Ermert Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Nelson Cemetery in Reyno. Visitations were held Nov. 25, 2016 from at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, MO.

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