Vernon Johnson, age 68, of Sterrett, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, Dec. 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Bolton Funeral Home with Bro. Eddie Burchfield officiating. Burial will be at the Alabama National Cemetery. Bolton Funeral Home is directing.
Rick served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant and served as Company First Sergeant as a Chemical Staff Specialist. He was awarded the National Service Defense Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and twice awarded the Good Conduct Medal.
Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by his father, Vernon Dewey Johnson, and brother, Michael Johnson.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Johnson; children, Lori Hernandez and Dustin Johnson; step-children, David Brasher, Debbie Hunter, Donna Fitzgerald, Dawn Stockton, and Don Brasher; 16 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; mother in love, Ethelene Hallman; sisters, Bonita Parker and Debbie Veneable; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Wounded Warrior Project.
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