March 15, 1938 - April 23, 2019
Robert Jerry Johnson, age 81 and a resident of Mt. Hermon, died Tuesday afternoon April 23, 2019 at North Oaks Medical Center. He was a United States Air Force veteran that served during the Korean War Era. Jerry was a longtime dairyman that later raised beef cattle. He loved watching and tending to his cows every day, even late in life, as long as his health allowed. Jerry was also the owner/operator of several businesses over the years, including Johnson’s Hardware in Franklinton and Bamboo Steak and Fish House in Kentwood.
Survived by: 2 Sisters: Margaret Holiday of Franklinton, Bobbie Verret of Jeanerette, LA; 3 Brothers: Frank Johnson, T-Ninety Johnson, Rayford Johnson; Also numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son Robert Jerry Johnson, II, father Odnia Johnson, mother Thelma Morris Tinsley, a brother O. J. Johnson, sisters Shirley Johnson, Betty J. Smith, brother in law James Holiday and nephew Jamie Holiday.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Saturday April 27th from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 pm Saturday with Dr. Joe Baugh officiating. Entombment will follow in Ellis Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Chuck Wilkes, Brody Wilkes, David James, Ronnie Johnson, Phil McGehee, Frank Johnson, T-Ninety Johnson, Rayford Johnson