Donnie Wayne Johnson, 83, of Morehead, Kentucky, passed away July 23, 2021. He was born in Morehead March 18, 1938, to Hallie and Bertalee Rice Johnson. Donnie graduated from Haldeman High School in 1955 and married Rosemary Johnson on August 18, 1962.
Donnie is survived by daughter Nancy (Howie) McDaniel of Valparaiso, Indiana. He was a loving grandfather to Kaela, Kelsie, Megan, and Ashley McDaniel. Also surviving are brothers, Gary (Mari) Johnson and James (Melinda) Johnson of Morehead and his dog and companion Jack.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Rosemary; son, Dwayne Johnson; and brothers, Ottoway and Ellis Johnson.
Donnie retired from Union Tank Car where he worked in the layout department. He was named a Kentucky Colonel in 2015 for his work at the Haldeman Community Center where he served as president for many years.
A special thank you to Gary, Mari, Melinda and James Johnson for all their help during this difficult time.
A celebration of life for both Donnie and Rosemary will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021, at the Haldeman Community Center at 3:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Haldeman Community Center, 4399 Open Fork Road, Morehead, KY 40351.
Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351 is assisting with arrangements.
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