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Earl Johnson

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Earl Johnson, age 90, of Paducah passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Johnson was a native of Ballard County, Ky. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church. He was a proud veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, where he served in the European and the Pacific theaters. He served under General Patton in the 1303 engineering regiment of the Third Army.

He is survived by loving wife of 66 years, Allie Johnson; his daughter, Aleshia Cron of Paducah; and son, Larry Johnson of Paducah; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Vicki Powers; one brother, Walter Johnson; and his parents, Moman Henry Johnson and Gladys Freeman Johnson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Keeling Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Messages may be left online at www.keelingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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