Lindell R. Johnson, 80, of Bluford, Illinois, passed away at 12:46 pm October 7, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 23, 1941 in Benton, Illinois to the late Niles and Delphia (Cochrum) Johnson. Lindell married Karen (Kirk) Johnson on April 23, 1965 in West Frankfort, Illinois. They were blessed with 56 years of marriage.
In addition to his beloved wife, Lindell is survived by his children, Keith Johnson and wife, Patty of Summersville, South Carolina, Lindell R. Johnson, Jr. and wife, Micaela of Milford, Illinois, and Dawn Gordon of Bluford, Illinois; grandchildren, Melissa Johnson, Ashton Lee Johnson, Justin Johnson, Bret Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Shelby Brown, Jordan Johnson, Max Johnson, and Riley Johnson; great-grandchildren, Aidyn Johnson, Logan Johnson, McKinley Johnson, Gunner Brown, and little Oakley Ann Brown due in March; brother, Gordon Johnson; and niece, Crystal Reeves and husband, James.
In addition to his parents, Lindell was preceded in death by his daughters, Sherry Johnson and Annie Benda. Lindell proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bluford, the Chicago order of Masons, and also the Northern Masonic Scottish Rite. Lindell served as a leader for the Salem South Disaster Relief. He enjoyed driving his tractor and hunting deer, but most of all, he loved the time he shared with is family, especially his grandbabies. Lindell will be greatly missed.
A Visitation will be held Friday, October 15, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am at Hughey Funeral Home with Reverend Corey Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Denning Cemetery in Orient, Illinois. Full Military Honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the American Legion Post #141.
Memorials may be made in Lindell’s honor to First Baptist Church of Bluford.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.