ROGERSVILLE — Beecher Johnson, Jr., age 72, of Rogersville, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at his residence.

He was a past Master of Overton Masonic Lodge #5, Hasson Order of Eastern Star, and The Jericho Shrine. He retired as a 1st Sgt. from the US Army with 23½ years of service. He served tours in Vietnam and Desert Storm.

He was preceded in death by wife, Peggy Johnson; step-son, Robert Roberson; parents; Beecher and Loraine Bishop Johnson; mother and father-in-law, J.S. and Norma Jean Woods; sisters, Joann Johnson and Ann Lawson.

He is survived by daughters, Shelby Waye (Austin), Pam Coleman, and Lorriane Johnson; son, Morgan Johnson (Autumn); grandchildren, Jameson Johnson, Mason and Axton Johnson, Liam Waye. Hunter Coleman and Hadley Reese; brother, Mack Ray Johnson (Michael Kern); sisters, Loretta Bloomer, Brenda Eidson (Carl), and Cathy Beck (Dudley); several nieces and nephews and special nephew, Frankie Olson.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 6 until 7 p.m., at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville. Masonic services will follow at 7 p.m., followed by funeral services with Preacher Greg Fletcher officiating. Military graveside services will be a 10 a.m., Friday, May 31, at the Family Cemetery.

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