Michael Bennett Johnson, 75, West Plains, Missouri, passed away at 12:56 a.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born October 10, 1947, at New Orleans, Louisiana, to Richard Greer Johnson and Mildred Irene Bennett Johnson. On November 21, 1975, he was married at St. Louis, Missouri, to Linda Rush. Mr. Johnson was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy. Before his retirement he was the State Fire Marshal Investigator.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Johnson; four children, Michael Johnson, Jr. and wife, Elise, Amanda Aikulola and husband, Juwon, Justin Johnson and Jessica McKee and husband, Cody; nine grandchildren, Nathanial, Amanda, Alexander, Kaden and Taylor Johnson, Faye and Eric Aikulola and Millie and Maren McKee; and two great-grandchildren, Caroline and Liam Johnson; one sister, Patricia Tilley; one nephew, Kyle Swallow; and one niece, Lauri Hammontree.
His parents and one daughter, Jennifer, preceded him in death.
Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.