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ORVAL JAMES JOHNSON

September 5, 1938 April 9, 2020
ORVAL JAMES JOHNSON
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JOHNSON, Orval James 81 of Hebron, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 9, 2020. He was born to Robert Leslie Johnson, Sr. and Elizabeth Mae (Perry) on September 5, 1938. He graduated from Holmes High School, Class of 1957. He retired as Chief of Police from the City of Erlanger in 1986. Orval was a U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran, having served as Staff Sgt E-6 from 1957 – 1966, with the Expert Badge Award, specialty as Rifleman M-14, Pistol .45 Marksman Badge, National Defense Service Medal and received the Good Conduct Medal Award. He was also a Kentucky Colonel. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert L. Johnson, Jr. and Theodore M. Johnson; and halfbrother, Rodney Johnson. Orval is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Janetta Ann Johnson (nee Ward), daughter – Robin Leslie Johnson-Wilson (Michael), grandson – Kody Rhyse Johnson, son – James Robert Johnson, granddaughter – Madeline Elizabeth Johnson, brother Kenneth Utzinger (Rita), sisters Dixie King Babb (Gerald) and Mary Lou Meadows (Tommy), as well as half-brothers Carroll Johnson (Angela), David Johnson, and half-sister Leslie Johnson; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Due to the Global Covid-19 Pandemic, interment services were delayed. A committal ceremony will now be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North, 205 Eibeck Lane, Williamstown, KY 41097. A celebration of life remains postponed until social distancing is in abeyance.

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Graveside

Wednesday

24

Jun

10:00 AM 6/24/2020 10:00:00 AM
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

205 Eibeck Lane
Williamstown, KY 41097

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North
205 Eibeck Lane Williamstown 41097 KY
United States

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North Final Resting Place

205 Eibeck Lane
Williamstown, KY 41097

205 Eibeck Lane Williamstown 41097 KY
United States
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