Nathan Dee Johnson

Nathan Dee Johnson passed peacefully in Republic, on June 16, 2022, with family by his side. Johnson was born June 1, 1939, in Bois D’Arc, to Ralph and Hilda (Potter) Johnson. He married his beloved Vera (Hake) in September of 1966; they built memories together for 55 years.

He graduated from Bois D’Arc High School and afterwards went to work for General Electric. Johnson proudly served his country in the United States Air Force in the Air Force Strategic Air Command.

Johnson is preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, and beloved dog, Soloman. He is survived by his wife, Vera; daughters Angie and Tammy; his loyal dog, Freddie; two grand-dogs: Gibbs and Rip; and a host of cousins.

A memorial visitation was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, at Walnut Lawn Funeral Home. A final salute was held at 12:15 p.m. Following visitation and the final salute, Johnson was laid to rest at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, where full military honors were rendered at 1 p.m.

Care has been entrusted to Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd – DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory, Springfield.


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