Date of birth: 19 December 1925, Irvington, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
Date of death: 19 September 2001, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, September 20, 2001
NEW WHITELAND Doyle R. Johnson Doyle Johnson, 75, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, in Franklin. He was a resident of New Whiteland and a former resident of Tell City. He was born Dec. 19, 1925, in Irvington, Ky. His parents were Boney and Leona Ruth (Ramsey) Johnson. He married Beatrice (Northerner) Johnson on Nov. 23, 1946, in Tell City. She preceded him in death Feb. 13, 1995. Survivors include two daughters, Bernita Ryle of Whiteland and Starr Snyder of New Whiteland; five grand- children; and six great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by two brothers. He graduated from high school in Cannelton. He was employed for 23 years by Cummins Engine Co. in Columbus, retiring in 1987. Prior to Cummins, he was employed by Thompson Con- struction in Indianapolis. He was a member of New Whiteland Christian Church, Whiteland VFW Post 6978, Diesel Workers Union and the Gaslighters, a barbershop quartet. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Virgil Haugh will conduct a service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A military graveside service will be conducted at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 6030 W. 62nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46278; or American Heart Association, Mid- west Affiliate, Memorial and Tributes Program, Department 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678-3968.
Submitted by Mark Wirey
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