Billie Eugene “Willie” Johnson


Billie Eugene “Willie” Johnson, 78, widower of Rebecca Dale Turner Johnson, died Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

A native of Richmond, KY, he was the son of the late Charles Johnson and Marie Young Johnson. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked at Claiborne Farms.

He is survived by two children, Cristie Dishman and Barry (Tabitha) Johnson; four grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; one brother, Bobby (Debbie) Johnson; four sisters, Helen Spencer, Margaret Fullmer, Anna (Jim) Coleman and Brenda (Glen) Yazell and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Johnson, Sonny Johnson and Tommy Johnson; four sisters, Sandra Harrell, Mary Purvis, Naomi Toohey and Donna Sue Johnson.

There will be a celebration of life service by the family at a later date.

The arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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