Douglas C. Johnson
1937 — 2013
Graveside services and Inurnment for Douglas C. Johnson will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 at West Cedar Valley Cemetery in Elgin, NE, with Rev. Michael Davis officiating. Military rites will be provided by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin, NE.
Doug passed away October 6, 2013 at the Kimball County Manor in Kimball, NE.
Douglas Clinton Johnson was born in Oakdale, Nebraska on July 30, 1937, the son of Vern and Grace (Tierney) Johnson. He attended and graduated from school in Oakdale. Doug served his country in the United States Army and was proud of his time in the military. He started a family in Neligh Nebraska where he worked as a mechanic and then later as a plumber.
He moved his family to Kimball in 1969. He worked at Weather Wise and then worked in the oil fields for many years. Doug had several jobs through his life, but he really enjoyed working as a custodian for the Georgetown, Texas School System.
Doug had a quick wit and he was always ready to tell a story, he never met a stranger and loved to visit.
Survivors include his children Louis (Karen) Johnson of Norfolk, NE., Jeff Johnson of Scottsbluff, NE., and Carol (Keith) Bernard of Sarasota, FL; grandchildren Holly, Nick, Amber and Andy; 4 great grandchildren.