WOODLAND – William McDuff “Bill” Johnson, Sr., 83, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Feb. 23, 1929, to Sterling Fort Johnson and Grace Elizabeth Short Johnson.
He was a retired County Agent for Chickasaw County.
Private burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Elkton, Ky. There will be no local services.
Survivors include his son, William M. Johnson, Jr. and wife, Kathryn Zimmerman Johnson of York, S.C.; his brother, Paul Douglas Johnson of Plainview, Texas; his grandchildren, April Jean Jones, Mimi Eileen Johnson, Katherine Haley Johnson, Lee Thomas Johnson; and his great-grandaughter, Kylie Hope Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his son, Robert Paul Johnson.
Memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, P. O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS, 38803.
A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Feb. 6, Chickasaw Journal.
Friends and family may sign the online register book at houstonfuneralhomems.com.