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James Lee Johnson

December 1, 1943 — April 13, 2023

James Lee Johnson

James “Jimmy” Johnson, 79, of Shreveport, Louisiana went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at his home. 

A graveside service honoring his life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2023 at the Northwest Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery-7970 Mike Clarke Dr, Keithville, LA 71047. Officiating the service will be Rev. Andrew Brewster. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the United Cancer Society.

James was born on December 1, 1943 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Fielen and Virginia Johnson. James attended Dundalk Community College. He grew up in Poplar Bluff until he went into the service in May of 1965 at Ft. Holabird, Maryland. He later worked for General Motors in Baltimore, Maryland and transferred to Shreveport, Louisiana in 1981 where he worked in reprocess and environmental services, retiring after 32 years of service. James loved his family and grandchildren with his whole heart.

James is survived by his loving wife of 56 wonderful years, Donna Johnson; daughter, Sarah Hilliard and husband Earnest; son, Kevin Johnson; daughter, Jill Cadenhead and husband Scott; along with two grandchildren, Austin and Savannah Cadenhead.

Dad, everyone you left in this world is saddened that you are gone, but we are happy that you are now free of pain.

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Graveside Service

Monday, April 17, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)


, Keithville, LA 71047

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